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  1. Associations between sex work laws and sex workers’ health: A systematic review and meta-analysis of quantitative and qualitative studies, Lucy Platt et al., PLOS Medicine (2018)

    The authors reviewed 18 years of research into sex work, policing, health, and incarceration to asses the relationship between criminalization and health outcomes. Some of the authors’ key findings indicate that 1) over-policing is associated with an incr ...

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  2. The global response and unmet actions for HIV and sex workers, Kate Shannon et al., Lancet (2018)

    This article is a follow up to the 2014 Lancet series on HIV and sex work in which the authors issued a call-to-action to address barriers to the health and safety of sex workers. This article lays out continuing barriers to progress, including the crimin ...

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  3. 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 ...

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  4. Perceptions and Impact of HIV Stigma among High Risk Populations in the US Deep South, Susan Reif, Elena Wilson & Carolyn McAllaster, Journal of HIV and AIDS (2018)

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  5. HIV and the criminalisation of drug use among people who inject drugs: a systematic review, Kara DeBeck et al, Lancet (2017)

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  6. Increases in Hepatitis C Virus Infection Related to Injection Drug Use Among Persons Aged <30 Years – Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, 2006-2012, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015)

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  7. HIV and Sex Workers, The Lancet (2014)

    At the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, in July, 2014 advocates issued a call for the decriminalization of sex work as a means of reduce the spread of HIV. In conjunction with that call, The Lancet, a weekly peer-reviewed general ...

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  8. From Sickness to Badness: The Criminalization of HIV in Michigan, Trevor Hoppe, Social Science & Medicine (2013)

    This article follows the development of the “criminalization of sickness” through “moralizing narratives of HIV infection that serve to construct HIV as a form of badness deserving of legal intervention and, thus, social control.” Through a case study of ...

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  9. The Iron Fist in the Latex Glove: The Intersection of Public Health and Criminal Justice, Roberto Hugh Potter & Jeffrey W. Rosky, American Journal of Criminal Justice (2012)

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  10. Criminalization of HIV Transmission and Exposure: Research and Policy Agenda, Zita Lazzarini, Carol L. Galletly, Eric Mykhalovskiy, Dini Harsono, Elaine O’Keefe, Merrill Singer, and Robert J. Levine, American Journal of Public Health (2013)

    This article describes the areas of concern surrounding the continued implementation HIV-specific criminal laws and sentence enhancements. The authors refer to research on the harmful effects these laws can have on individual behavior as well as public he ...

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