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  1. Safe & Respected: Policy, Best Practices & Guidance for Serving Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Children and Youth Involved in the Child Welfare, Detention, and Juvenile Justice Systems, NYC Administration for Children's Services (2014)

    This document is a guide of best practices for individuals working with youth in state custody that identify as transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) in New York City. The guide provide a brief overview of the barriers that TGNC children and youth ...

    admin - 8/13/2020 5:47pm

  2. State Policies Concerning LGBTQ Youth, get R.E.A.L., Center for the Study of Social Policy (2013)

    This chart is a compilation of state laws that affect LGBTQ youth, especially those in state custody. The charts covers laws in each state pertaining to public accommodations, social services (general), child welfare (specific services and programs), fost ...

    admin - 8/27/2014 1:17pm

  3. Send Lawyers, Guides and Money: The Legal Services Needs of People Living with HIV in the Southern United States, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    This is a report summarizing a recent survey of the legal needs of people affected by HIV living in the South. Send Lawyers, Guides and Money: The Legal Services Needs of People Living with HIV in the Southern United States, describes the responses of per ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/29/2020 6:54am

  4. Sample Expert Statement on HIV Transmission Risk, Center for HIV Law & Policy (2009)

    To avoid a court battle, or to win a case once in court, people with HIV may need to introduce evidence or affidavits demonstrating that they pose no significant risk of transmitting HIV to others through casual contact. In these cases, it can be extremel ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/6/2018 9:57am

  5. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Optional Protocol, U.N. Doc. A/61/611 (2008)

    This recent convention reaffirms and seeks to enforce established rights for those with disabilities.  Articles of the convention that are particularly relevant to HIV/AIDS issues cover: recognition of equality and prohibition of discrimination (Article 5 ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/29/2020 3:32pm

  6. Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1577 U.N.T.S. 3 (1989)

    The Convention on the Rights of the Child (“CRC”) is an international treaty that discusses many of the rights children, some of which are in addition to those also enjoyed by adults. Particularly relevant to HIV/AIDS issues are: the right to life and cor ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/29/2020 4:48pm

  7. The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, 1249 U.N.T.S. 13 (1981)

    The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), addresses women’s rights within the political, social, economic, cultural, and family life. It calls for state parties to overcome barriers of discrimination against w ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/29/2020 5:08pm

  8. CEDAW, The Treaty for the Rights of Women: Rights That Benefit the Entire Community, Leila Rassekh Milani et al., eds., The Working Group on Ratification of the U.N. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (2004)

    This document summarizes the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and describes the status of CEDAW in the United States, and describes CEDAW’s impact on several issues, including HIV/AIDS. It provides excelle ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/20/2021 1:14pm