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  1. Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equity: Essential Goals for Saving Women’s Lives, World Health Organization (2008)

    This fact sheet provides brief arguments making the link between women's empowerment and positive health outcomes for women and newborns. It identifies specific legal, policy, and sociocultural changes that increase gender equality and how each of th ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:52pm

  2. Unequal Health Outcomes in the United States: A Report to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, National Health Law Program (2008)

    This report provides an in-depth analysis of the overwhelming racial disparities in health care access and treatment in the United States, and approaches the problem as a human right violation. The report describes the massive health care disparities in g ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2020 3:16pm

  3. International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) Vision Paper #6: HIV Positive Women and Drug and Alcohol Use (2007)

    The International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) reports on the results of its project Silent Voices, a program devoted to gathering the stories of HIV-positive drug and alcohol using women in the United Kingdom. The Paper discusses the wom ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/21/2018 4:49pm

  4. Effectiveness of Interventions to Manage HIV in Prisons—Provision of Condoms and Other Measures to Decrease Sexual Transmission

    This paper, jointly authored by the WHO, UNAIDS, and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, discusses the reality of life in correctional settings and asserts that distribution of condoms is necessary to help stop the sexual transmission of HIV in those settin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/9/2020 4:46pm

  5. Expanding the Availability and Acceptance of Voluntary HIV Testing: Fundamental Principles to Guide Implementation, The Center for HIV Law & Policy et al.

    In response to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) push for expanded rapid testing with decreased attention on counseling and informed consent, a group of HIV legal, medical, and service organizations endorsed these fundamental prin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/10/2020 10:21am

  6. Statement and Recommendations on Scaling Up HIV Testing and Counselling, UNAIDS Reference Group on HIV and Human Rights

    This statement reinforces the principle that HIV testing and counseling must be implemented in ways that maximize benefits to individuals and public health while respecting, protecting, and fulfilling human rights obligations. The statement was issued by ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/12/2020 5:36pm