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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Lesley v. Chie, 250 F.3d 47 (1st Cir. 2001)

    This opinion concerns a summary judgment motion on a Rehabilitation Act claim against a doctor who refused to treat an HIV-positive pregnant woman and instead referred her to a hospital with a special program for delivering children of HIV-positive women. ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:19am

  4. 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

  5. A Positive Woman's Survival Kit, 1999, International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW)

    This compilation of personal stories interspersed with factual information regarding various aspects of women's experience with HIV/AIDS aims to help HIV-positive women learn from the similar experiences of others. Included are sections on disclosure ...

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

  6. 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

  7. International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) Vision Paper #6: HIV Positive Women and Drug and Alcohol Use (2007)

    The International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) reports on the results of its project Silent Voices, a program devoted to gathering the stories of HIV-positive drug and alcohol using women in the United Kingdom. The Paper discusses the wom ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/21/2018 4:49pm

  8. New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services v. L.V., 889 A.2d 1153 (N.J. Super. Ct. Ch. Div. 2005)

    This opinion holds that an HIV-positive mother's refusal during pregnancy to take antiretroviral medication (ARVs) to reduce the risk of transferring HIV to her fetus does not constitute an act of neglect or abuse under New Jersey law. New Jersey ...

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

  9. Doe v. Division of Youth & Family Svcs., Amended Complaint, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Rutgers Constitutional Litigation Clinic and ACLU of New Jersey Foundation (2002)

    This complaint was filed on behalf of a woman who was tested for HIV during her pregnancy without her consent, followed by the unauthorized disclosure of her positive HIV serostatus, the involvement of state child protective services, and the forced antir ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/13/2018 3:52pm

  10. In Brief: Meeting the Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of People Living with HIV, Guttmacher Institute & The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (2006)

    Guttmacher Institute outlines the changing sexual and reproductive health needs of people living with HIV as the disease has become a manageable chronic disease. Included is information on fertility issues and childbearing, prevention of unplanned pregnan ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/20/2017 3:54pm

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