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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. HIV Testing During Pregnancy: A Literature and Policy Review, Open Society Institute, Public Health Program (2008)

    In the wake of changes in HIV testing guidelines as they affect pregnant women, including policy changes issued by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (which in 2006 eliminated requirements that pregnant women be counseled before HIV testing and ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/15/2018 6:08pm

  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. 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

  6. 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

  7. HIV Testing: Pregnant Women and Newborns, HIV Law Project (2009)

    In an effort to influence the national debate regarding the testing of pregnant women and newborns for HIV, the HIV Law Project drafted this report to explain why the current trend toward opt-out testing is neither effective for preventing mother-to-child ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2018 4:36pm

  8. 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

  9. Women, HIV, and Stigma: Results from a National Survey, American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), 2008

    Between March 22 and April 17, 2007, amFAR, the American Foundation for AIDS Research, conducted an online survey to assess stigma facing HIV-positive women in the United States. The survey revealed that HIV-positive women continue to face a high level of ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/24/2019 9:12am

  10. 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

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