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  1. Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant Women Infected with HIV-1 for Maternal Health and for Reducing Perinatal HIV-1 Transmission in the U.S., U.S. Public Health Service Task Force Perinatal Guidelines Working Group (2008)

    The July 2008 version of the guidelines includes language that reaffirms an HIV-positive pregnant woman’s right to retain control over treatment decisions that affect her and her fetus. The Nov. 2007 version had inexplicably omitted language about a woman ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/19/2018 12:33pm

  2. Doe v. Division of Youth & Family Svcs., Amended Complaint, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Rutgers Constitutional Litigation Clinic and ACLU of New Jersey Foundation (2002)

    This complaint was filed on behalf of a woman who was tested for HIV during her pregnancy without her consent, followed by the unauthorized disclosure of her positive HIV serostatus, the involvement of state child protective services, and the forced antir ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/13/2018 3:52pm

  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. U.S. Organizations Speak Out on Women and HIV to Inform Health Policy and National AIDS Strategy, Press Release, The Center for HIV Law & Policy (CHLP), CHANGE, ICW, WORLD (2009)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP), along with thirteen organizations working to advance the health and rights of women living with HIV in the United States, sent a series of policy directives to the Office of National AIDS Policy and related federa ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2017 4:38pm

  5. HIV and Pregnancy: Medical and Legal Considerations for Women and Their Advocates, Center for HIV Law and Policy (2009)

    This report and guide outlines the medical and legal issues surrounding HIV and pregnancy in the United States. It makes it clear that persistent beliefs among medical, social service, and justice system professionals that women with HIV should avoid chil ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/13/2018 3:28pm

  6. Know Your Rights: HIV and Pregnancy, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    Women who are HIV-positive and pregnant or considering becoming pregnant often face judgment and discrimination from the very medical care providers they rely upon to keep them healthy. This brief front-and-back handout provides an outline of the rights o ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 5:50pm

  7. Pregnant Women Living with HIV/AIDS: Protecting Human Rights in Programs to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, Center for Reproductive Rights (2005)

    Language from the document itself, created by the Center for Reproductive Rights, explains that, "this briefing paper addresses the fundamental human rights standards that governments must uphold in creating PMTCT programs. These standards include re ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/24/2020 5:17pm

  8. 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

  9. HIV Prevention in Maternal Health Programming Guide, United Nations Population Fund & EngenderHealth (2004)

    Because many women do not access health services outside of pregnancy, maternal health services provide an excellent resource for HIV interventions tailored to the needs of pregnant and postpartum women. Such services also provide the opportunity to provi ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/12/2020 3:13pm

  10. National HIV/AIDS Strategy: President’s Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Agencies and Departments, The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) (2010)

    The President's Memorandum on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) summarizes the responsibilities of individual Federal agencies in outlining a strategy to meet the goals of the NHAS. The President's Memorandum has identified "lead agenci ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/17/2021 9:36am

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