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  1. Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS, G.A. Res. 60/262, U.N. Doc. A/RES/60/262

    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) - 9/29/2020 4:31pm

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Fact Sheet on Women and HIV/AIDS, American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)

    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) - 7/9/2020 4:50pm

  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

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