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  1. Promotion and Protection of Human Rights of People Vulnerable to, Living with, or Affected by HIV/AIDS in the Americas (Draft Resolution), 43rd General Assembly of the Organization of American States (2013)

    The draft resolution, presented during the 43rd session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) in May 2013, underscores the importance of human rights for people affected by HIV and stresses the importance of a gender perspec ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/29/2021 5:54pm

  2. HIV Testing and Human Rights: Resources and Fact Sheets, Open Society Foundations (2011)

    HIV testing is an important part of a comprehensive approach to HIV prevention and treatment, if it is provided in a way that respects basic human rights. In order to reap the benefits of HIV testing, individuals must freely consent to testing; counseling ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/29/2021 6:25pm

  3. Integrating Gender Into HIV/AIDS Programmes in the Health Sector, World Health Organization (2009)

    This is a guide focused on healthcare program managers, addressing gender issues in HIV testing and counseling, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT), and HIV treatment and home-based care. It also includes a module on elements of gend ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:42pm

  4. Using Human Rights to Protect the Reproductive Rights of HIV-Positive Women in the United States, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    This brief handout provides a succinct guide to using the human rights framework in U.S. advocacy for HIV-positive women's reproductive rights. It describes different sources of international human rights law, their place in U.S. law, and how litigat ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/14/2019 12:56pm

  5. 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

  6. Reproductive Choice and Women Living with HIV/AIDS, Ipas (2008)

    This handout discusses reproductive health issues facing women living with HIV around the world. It argues that human rights and public health require women have control over their reproductive decisions and access to voluntary counseling and testing (VCT ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/18/2020 3:40pm

  7. HIV/AIDS, Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion: The Situation Today-- And What Needs to Be Done, Ipas (2008)

    This handout discusses current issues around the world affecting the rights of HIV-positive women considering childbirth and abortion and calls for research and laws protecting HIV-positive women's access to neutral and comprehensive pregnancy counse ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 6:24pm

  8. Missing Targets: Failing Women, Failing Children: HIV Vertical Transmission and Women's Health, International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (2009)

    This report, published by the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC), investigates why the world is missing its target, set back in 2001, to reduce mother-to-child HIV transmission by half. Based on extensive research on the ground, the rep ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/27/2020 6:41pm

  9. In Brief: Meeting the Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of People Living with HIV, Guttmacher Institute & The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (2006)

    Guttmacher Institute outlines the changing sexual and reproductive health needs of people living with HIV as the disease has become a manageable chronic disease. Included is information on fertility issues and childbearing, prevention of unplanned pregnan ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/12/2020 11:06am

  10. Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS, G.A. Res. 60/262, U.N. Doc. A/RES/60/262 (2006)

    The Political Declaration, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in June 2006, renews the General Assembly’s commitment to the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS issued in 2001. It commits to several actions as part of a human rights-based app ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/28/2021 10:46am

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