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  1. Written Statement on HIV Criminalization and Women for the 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, UN NGO Committee on HIV/AIDS (2013)

    This Statement, accepted for publication by the 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, calls for the repeal of all laws criminalizing HIV transmission, exposure to HIV, or failure to disclose HIV status. The Statement, authored by the C ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/22/2019 5:10pm

  2. Using Human Rights to Protect the Reproductive Rights of HIV-Positive Women in the United States, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    This brief handout provides a succinct guide to using the human rights framework in U.S. advocacy for HIV-positive women's reproductive rights. It describes different sources of international human rights law, their place in U.S. law, and how litigat ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/6/2018 5:25pm

  3. Reproductive Choice and Women Living with HIV/AIDS, Ipas (2008)

    This handout discusses reproductive health issues facing women living with HIV around the world. It argues that human rights and public health require women have control over their reproductive decisions and access to voluntary counseling and testing (VCT ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 6:18pm

  4. HIV/AIDS, Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion: The Situation Today-- And What Needs to Be Done, Ipas (2008)

    This handout discusses current issues around the world affecting the rights of HIV-positive women considering childbirth and abortion and calls for research and laws protecting HIV-positive women's access to neutral and comprehensive pregnancy counse ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 6:24pm

  5. International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) Vision Paper #4: HIV Positive Women and Human Rights (2004)

    The International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) describes and advocates for a human rights approach to dealing with the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The Paper outlines some of the many denials of human rights that women, and particularly women with ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2018 4:46pm

  6. Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS, G.A. Res. 60/262, U.N. Doc. A/RES/60/262

    The Political Declaration, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in June 2006, renews the General Assembly’s commitment to the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS issued in 2001. It commits to several actions as part of a human rights-based app ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  7. The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, 1249 U.N.T.S. 13 (1981)

    The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), addresses women’s rights within the political, social, economic, cultural, and family life. It calls for state parties to overcome barriers of discrimination against w ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/7/2018 3:41pm

  8. CEDAW, The Treaty for the Rights of Women: Rights That Benefit the Entire Community, Leila Rassekh Milani et al., eds., The Working Group on Ratification of the U.N. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

    This document summarizes the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and describes the status of CEDAW in the United States, and describes CEDAW’s impact on several issues, including HIV/AIDS. It provides excelle ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  9. International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS Vision Paper #1, HIV Positive Young Women (2004)

    This policy vision paper outlines the key priorities for women with HIV as identified by a group of young HIV positive women from across Eastern and Southern Africa who met in Durban in April 2004. The meeting was a dialogue organized by the International ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/19/2018 12:00pm

  10. International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS Vision Paper #2: Access to Care, Treatment, and Support (2004)

    HIV-positive women need access not only to appropriate health care and antiretroviral medications, but also to HIV treatment support. This paper discusses the unique barriers women face to Access to Care, Treatment, and Support (ACTS). Issues include the ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/19/2018 12:05pm

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