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  1. Paying the Price: Failing to Deliver HIV Services in Louisiana Parish Jails, Human Rights Watch (2016)

    This report from Human Rights Watch presents troubling findings from the Louisiana parish jails and its abysmal medical care for many inmates living with HIV. Contrary to CDC recommendations, many inmates have little or no access to HIV testing and treatm ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 5:47pm

  2. In Harm’s Way: State Response to Sex Workers, Drug Users, and HIV in New Orleans, Human Rights Watch, 2013

    This report, released in December 2013, is based on research conducted between February and September of that year in New Orleans, Louisiana, a city with the second highest rate of HIV infection in the United States and the fourth highest rate of AIDS amon ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 6:06pm

  3. Mass Incarceration, Housing Instability and HIV/AIDS: Research Findings and Policy Recommendations, Ginny Shubert, National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) and Housing Works (2013)

    This report provides a review of the literature on the overlapping epidemics of mass incarceration and HIV/AIDS concentrated among poor communities of color, and the role that housing instability plays in exacerbating both. After exploring the interconnec ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/14/2020 3:13pm

  4. Fenced In: HIV/AIDS in the US Criminal Justice System, Gay Men’s Health Crisis (2012)

    This report provides a comprehensive overview of the issue of HIV in the United States correctional system from a human rights and social justice perspective. Covered topics include background information on HIV in the criminal justice system, structural ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/15/2017 12:04pm

  5. Sexual Assault in Jail and Juvenile Facilities: Promising Practices for Prevention and Response, Final Report, Kim English et al., Colorado Division of Criminal Justice Office of Research and Statistics (2011)

    The purpose of this descriptive study was to identify and document promising practices for the prevention and response to sexual assault in juvenile residential facilities and adult jails in the United States. The ultimate goal of the study was to gather ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2017 12:24pm

  6. Juvenile Injustice: The Unfulfilled Rights of Youth in State Custody to Comprehensive Sexual Health Care, December 2010, The Center for HIV Law and Policy

    CHLP Juvenile Injustice Report cover.png This is the first legal report and guide on the rights of youth in detention and foster care facilities to comprehensive sexual health care, including sexual medical care, sexuality education, and staff training on ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/11/2018 4:19pm

  7. Special Report: Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities Reported by Youth, 2008-09, Allen J. Beck, Paige M. Harrison and Paul Guerino, U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics (2010)

    The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) report on sexual abuse of youth in juvenile corrections facilities confirms that sexual abuse occurs far more frequently against young adults than adult offenders, and that queer you ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/13/2021 1:23pm

  8. Hidden Injustice: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth in Juvenile Courts, The Equity Project (2009)

    This report examines the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth in juvenile courts nationwide. Despite the fact that LGBT youth comprise a significant portion (up to 13%) of youth in detention, they remain invisible to many ju ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/13/2021 1:31pm

  9. Left Behind: Black America: a Neglected Priority in the Global AIDS Epidemic, Black AIDS Institute (2008)

    This timely report sets forth the severity of the HIV/AIDS epidemic among African Americans and the failure of the United States government to respond to this crisis. The report presents the staggering statistics demonstrating HIV/AIDS rates among African ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/23/2019 5:09pm

  10. 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

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