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  1. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 993 U.N.T.S. 3 (1976)

    The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (the “ICESCR”) represents one-third of what is informally referred to as the “International Bill of Rights.” The other two thirds consist of the International Covenant on Civil and Politic ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/7/2018 3:50pm

  2. International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, 660 U.N.T.S. 195 (1969)

    The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination ("CERD") is an international treaty designed to protect individuals from discrimination based on race that is both intentional or the result of neutral policies. Particularl ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/26/2020 3:39pm

  3. Committee on the Rights of the Child, General Comment No. 3, HIV/AIDS and the rights of the child, U.N. Doc. CRC/GC/2003/1 (2003)

    General Comment No. 3 was issued by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child to promote the realization of the human rights of children in the context of HIV/AIDS as guaranteed under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (“CRC”). Genera ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/24/2020 4:11pm

  4. Support and Well-Being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Children and Youth, Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (2017)

    This comprehensive policy from the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is meant to promote the safety and well being of LGBTQ youth in its care. Built upon protections in the Illinois Human Rights Act, the policy sets a minimum stan ...

    admin - 8/13/2020 2:55pm

  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. Teen SENSE Model Policy: Staff Training Focusing on the Needs of Youth in State Custody, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2017)

    Teen SENSE Model Policy: Staff Training Focusing on the Needs of Youth in State Custody, designed for use by agencies and jurisdictions that provide services for youth in out-of-home care, outlines the basic requirements for ensuring that staff in youth f ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2020 12:36pm

  9. Teen SENSE Model Standards: Sexual Health Literacy for Youth in State Custody, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2012)

    Teen SENSE Model Standards: Sexual Health Literacy for Youth in State Custody reflects the minimum requirements that facilities should meet in order to appropriately address the sexual health literacy needs of youth in the state's care. The standards ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/24/2021 12:39pm

  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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