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  1. Living at Risk: Transgender Women, HIV, and Human Rights in South Florida, Human Rights Watch (2018)

    Transgender women face myriad barriers to accessing the services and health care that they need, this Human Rights Watch study from South Florida demonstrates. While the findings are not novel, data documenting the issues is very useful for advocacy. ...

    admin - 3/9/2020 5:40pm

  2. Restoring Justice: A Blueprint for Ensuring Fairness, Safety, and Supportive Treatment of LGBT Youth in the Juvenile Justice System, Aisha C. Moodie-Mills and Christina Gilbert (2014)

    This report outlines the extraordinary need for enactment and implementation of laws and policies to protect the rights and safety of LGBTQ youth in juvenile detention. Among the reasons for this need, the report cites the overrepresentation of LGBTQ yout ...

    admin - 8/8/2020 6:27pm

  3. Race and Punishment: Racial Perceptions of Crime and Support for Punitive Policies, The Sentencing Project (2014)

    This report from The Sentencing Project outlines how racial perceptions of crime have distorted the criminal legal system and undermined public safety. For example, Whites overestimate how much crime is committed by Black and Latinx Americans, and they al ...

    admin - 7/18/2017 12:16pm

  4. PREA Data Collection Activities, 2016, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics (2016)

    This report from the U.S. Department of Justice provides the results from two surveys—the Survey of Sexual Victimization (SSV) and the National Survey of Youth in Custody (NSYC)—undertaken as required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). A third sur ...

    admin - 5/11/2017 4:08pm

  5. Paying the Price: Failing to Deliver HIV Services in Louisiana Parish Jails, Human Rights Watch (2016)

    This report from Human Rights Watch presents troubling findings from the Louisiana parish jails and its abysmal medical care for many inmates living with HIV. Contrary to CDC recommendations, many inmates have little or no access to HIV testing and treatm ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 5:47pm

  6. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and HIV-Affected Hate Violence in 2015, National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (2016)

    This report by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) studies the high number of hate crimes committed in 2015 against LGBTQ individuals and PLWH in the United States. The authors examine these crimes against the backdrop of LGBTQ issues ...

    admin - 11/24/2020 3:09pm

  7. The State of Latinos in the Deep South: Being Visible by Piercing the Stigma Veil (2015)

    The Latino population is projected to rise to approximately 129 million people by the year 2060, with a huge shift toward the southern states. HIV/AIDS is a growing problem there, and people in these states are more likely to die from the virus due to dis ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 5:56pm

  8. In Harm’s Way: State Response to Sex Workers, Drug Users, and HIV in New Orleans, Human Rights Watch, 2013

    This report, released in December 2013, is based on research conducted between February and September of that year in New Orleans, Louisiana, a city with the second highest rate of HIV infection in the United States and the fourth highest rate of AIDS amon ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 6:06pm

  9. 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

  10. HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights & Health, excerpt of Chapter 2, Punishing Vulnerability: Criminalization of HIV Transmission, Exposure and Non-Disclosure, Global Commission on HIV and the Law (2012)

    Global Commission.jpg Source: UNAIDS/D. Kim/Korea This excerpt from the July 2012 report Global Commission on HIV and the Law: Rights, Risks and Health gives an overview of international trends in HIV criminalization.  It gives specific examples of laws i ...

    admin - 8/28/2019 4:42pm

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