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  1. 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

  2. Know Your Rights: HIV and Pregnancy, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    Women who are HIV-positive and pregnant or considering becoming pregnant often face judgment and discrimination from the very medical care providers they rely upon to keep them healthy. This brief front-and-back handout provides an outline of the rights o ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 5:50pm

  3. 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

  4. HIV and Pregnancy: Medical and Legal Considerations for Women and Their Advocates, Center for HIV Law and Policy (2009)

    This report and guide outlines the medical and legal issues surrounding HIV and pregnancy in the United States. It makes it clear that persistent beliefs among medical, social service, and justice system professionals that women with HIV should avoid chil ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/13/2018 3:28pm

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Missing Targets: Failing Women, Failing Children: HIV Vertical Transmission and Women's Health, International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (2009)

    This report, published by the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC), investigates why the world is missing its target, set back in 2001, to reduce mother-to-child HIV transmission by half. Based on extensive research on the ground, the rep ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/15/2018 6:14pm

  8. U.S. Organizations Speak Out on Women and HIV to Inform Health Policy and National AIDS Strategy, Press Release, The Center for HIV Law & Policy (CHLP), CHANGE, ICW, WORLD (2009)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP), along with thirteen organizations working to advance the health and rights of women living with HIV in the United States, sent a series of policy directives to the Office of National AIDS Policy and related federa ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2017 4:38pm

  9. Letter to the American Medical Association House of Delegates Regarding Proposed Resolution 517 for Mandatory Testing of Pregnant Women, The Center for HIV Law and Policy et al. (2009)

    This letter, authored by CHLP and joined by seventeen other organizations, opposes a proposed AMA resolution calling for mandatory testing of pregnant women (Resolution 517). The letter cites evidence that informed consent is not a barrier to care and, in ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/15/2018 6:21pm

  10. United States v. Ms. T (anonymous), Amicus Brief, U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, National Advocates for Pregnant Women, Center for HIV Law and Policy, Verrill Dana, LLP on behalf of Medical, Public Health and HIV Experts and Advocates

    In this brief, the Center for HIV Law and Policy, National Advocates for Pregnant women, and other amici argue that a federal judge in the District of Maine improperly relied on a woman's HIV positive status and pregnancy to determine the length of h ...

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

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