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  1. 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 ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 12:44pm

  2. Written Statement on HIV Criminalization and Women for the 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, UN NGO Committee on HIV/AIDS (2013)

    This Statement, accepted for publication by the 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, calls for the repeal of all laws criminalizing HIV transmission, exposure to HIV, or failure to disclose HIV status. The Statement, authored by the C ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/15/2020 4:33pm

  3. Recent Trauma is Associated with Antiretroviral Failure and HIV Transmission Risk Behavior among HIV-positive Women and Female-identified Transgenders, Edward L. Machtinger et al., AIDS Behavior (2012)

    Studies have demonstrated that trauma is a major factor contributing to HIV infections in women in the U.S., but it is only recently that researchers have begun to explore how trauma is associated with the lives of women already living with the virus. In ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/24/2019 2:32pm

  4. What HIV Criminalization Means to Women in the U.S., Center for HIV Law and Policy (2011)

    What HIV Criminalization Means to Women in the U.S. is a briefing paper that addresses practical and legal questions that are often raised about using criminal law as a response to women's risk of HIV infection or transmission. The paper includes bas ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/9/2013 11:42am

  5. 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

  6. National HIV/AIDS Strategy Implementation Plan, The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) (2010)

    The National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) Implementation Plan sets short term Federal benchmarks as well as longer-term mandates for multiple federal agencies responsible for putting the NHAS into action. The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/17/2021 9:34am

  7. National HIV/AIDS Strategy: President’s Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Agencies and Departments, The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) (2010)

    The President's Memorandum on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) summarizes the responsibilities of individual Federal agencies in outlining a strategy to meet the goals of the NHAS. The President's Memorandum has identified "lead agenci ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/17/2021 9:36am

  8. National HIV/AIDS Strategy, The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) (2010)

    On July 13, 2010, the Obama administration released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) for the United States. The NHAS is the culmination of work and advocacy by people living with HIV, their advocates, AIDS service organizations, federal and state age ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/17/2021 9:36am

  9. 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

  10. 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

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