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  1. The impact of criminalization of HIV non-disclosure on the healthcare engagement of women living with HIV in Canada: a comprehensive review of the evidence, Sophie Patterson et al., Journal of the International AIDS Society (2015)

    The criminalization of HIV non-disclosure may undermine public health goals for women living with HIV (WLWH) in Canada. The authors reviewed a total of 23 articles published between 1998 and 2015. Evidence suggests that criminalizing HIV non-disclosure ca ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 12:44pm

  2. Global Report: Good Practice in Sex Worker-Led HIV Programming, Global Network of Sex Work Projects (2013)

    The Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) empowers and advocates for sex workers’ rights to health and social services, freedom from abuse and discrimination, and self-determination. This report summarizes 20 case studies, where NSWP highlights effec ...

    admin - 8/27/2014 1:12pm

  3. Matter of Lopez (Board of Immigration Appeals 2013)

    The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) has reversed an immigration judge's decision that an HIV positive immigrant charged with prostitution poses a sufficiently serious danger to the community to warrant deportation. In this case, an immigrant woman ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/30/2013 2:30pm

  4. 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

  5. Recent Trauma is Associated with Antiretroviral Failure and HIV Transmission Risk Behavior among HIV-positive Women and Female-identified Transgenders, Edward L. Machtinger et al., AIDS Behavior (2012)

    Studies have demonstrated that trauma is a major factor contributing to HIV infections in women in the U.S., but it is only recently that researchers have begun to explore how trauma is associated with the lives of women already living with the virus. In ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/24/2019 2:32pm

  6. What HIV Criminalization Means to Women in the U.S., Center for HIV Law and Policy (2011)

    What HIV Criminalization Means to Women in the U.S. is a briefing paper that addresses practical and legal questions that are often raised about using criminal law as a response to women's risk of HIV infection or transmission. The paper includes bas ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/9/2013 11:42am

  7. Sex Work, Criminalization, and HIV: Lessons from Advocacy History, Anna Forbes, BETA (2010)

    Sex workers are frequently omitted from discussions about the links between criminalization, marginalization, and increased HIV transmission. At the IAS 2010 conference in Vienna, substantial attention was focused on the negative impacts that criminalizat ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/14/2017 11:19am

  8. 10 Reasons Why Criminalization of HIV Exposure or Transmission Harms Women, Athena Network (2009)

    The authors conclude that HIV criminalization leads to negative public health outcomes, increased gender-based violence, and greater social and political inequalities for women. Because women are more likely to be the first to know their HIV status due to ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/3/2017 11:43am

  9. HIV INTERVIEW FORM No. 917, Mississippi State Department of Health (2009)

    The six "requirements" which all HIV-positive individuals are directed to acknowledge in writing on this Mississippi State Department of Health form include the " n ecessity of not causing pregnancy or becoming pregnant, " and the nece ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2017 4:31pm

  10. Lynn Paltrow and Katherine Jack, Pregnant Women, Junk Science, and Zealous Defense, 34 The Champion 30 (May 2010)

    This journal article discusses the politicization and criminalization of reproduction, specifically the criminal prosecutions of drug use by pregnant women. Some of the prosecutions that women have faced include criminal child endangerment, attempted murd ...

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

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