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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. International Guidelines on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights, 2006 Consolidated Version, UNHCHR & UNAIDS (2006)

    A revised and consolidated version of the original guidelines published in 1996, the purpose of the Guidelines is “to assist States in creating a positive, rights-based response to HIV that is effective in reducing the transmission and impact of HIV and A ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2021 5:12pm

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  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

  9. 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