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  1. Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equity: Essential Goals for Saving Women’s Lives, World Health Organization (2008)

    This fact sheet provides brief arguments making the link between women's empowerment and positive health outcomes for women and newborns. It identifies specific legal, policy, and sociocultural changes that increase gender equality and how each of th ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:52pm

  2. 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

  3. HIV/AIDS Recommendations for the Obama Administration, The Center for HIV Law & Policy et al. (2009)

    These documents set forth recommendations for the incoming Obama administration to address the domestic HIV epidemic. They were drafted by CHLP and other national, state and local organizations representing persons affected by HIV/AIDS. The documents prio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2017 9:59am

  4. State Policies in Brief: Minors' Access to Contraceptive Services, Guttmacher Institute (2009)

    This state-by-state reference sheet provides the relevant laws granting minors authority to consent to contraceptive services. According to the report, forty-six states and the District of Columbia explicitly permit minors to consent to contraceptive serv ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/6/2018 4:19pm

  5. Fact Sheet on Women and HIV/AIDS, American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)

    This fact sheet, created by the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), describes the rising rates of HIV/AIDS among women in the United States and worldwide, and outlines the factors that have contributed to this rise. For example, it describes ec ...

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

  6. Saving Lives Now: Female Condoms and the Role of U.S. Foreign Aid, 2008, Center for Health and Gender Equity

    This report prepared by the Center for Health and Gender Equity focuses on the role that female condoms can play in HIV prevention, and how the U.S. needs to be the leader in global distribution of, and education about, female condom use. The document’s e ...

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

  7. Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant Women Infected with HIV-1 for Maternal Health and for Reducing Perinatal HIV-1 Transmission in the U.S., U.S. Public Health Service Task Force Perinatal Guidelines Working Group (2008)

    The July 2008 version of the guidelines includes language that reaffirms an HIV-positive pregnant woman’s right to retain control over treatment decisions that affect her and her fetus. The Nov. 2007 version had inexplicably omitted language about a woman ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/19/2018 12:33pm