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  1. 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

  2. Women and Risk of HIV/AIDS Infection: Final Update, IWHC (2008)

    This report arms advocates with a wide variety of statistics illustrating the increasing vulnerability of women to HIV infection and the unique risks that women face in the international AIDS epidemic. Compiled by the International Women's Health Coa ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/27/2020 4:51pm

  3. HIV and International Labour Migration: Policy Brief, UNAIDS, International Labour Organization, International Organization for Migration (2008)

    This UNAIDS policy brief is a response to the increasing importance of international labour migration to the global economy and the unique HIV-related risks facing international workers. Published in June 2008, it outlines the HIV-related risks that can a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/27/2020 4:58pm

  4. Protecting HIV-Positive Women’s Human Rights: Recommendations for the United States National HIV/AIDS Strategy, Aziza Ahmed et al., 17 Reproductive Health Matters 127 (2009)

    This article argues that the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy must explicitly commit to a human rights framework when developing programs and policies that address the needs of women. This is particularly vital with regard to government-sanctioned stigma a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/11/2016 12:08pm

  5. 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

  6. 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) - 9/18/2020 3:40pm

  7. 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

  8. Left Behind: Black America: a Neglected Priority in the Global AIDS Epidemic, Black AIDS Institute (2008)

    This timely report sets forth the severity of the HIV/AIDS epidemic among African Americans and the failure of the United States government to respond to this crisis. The report presents the staggering statistics demonstrating HIV/AIDS rates among African ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/23/2019 5:09pm

  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. Fact Sheet on Women and HIV/AIDS, American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) (2008)

    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) - 6/17/2021 9:46am

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