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  1. Housing Rights of People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Primer, The Center for HIV Law & Policy (2010)

    One in a series of primers on various legal issues as they pertain to people living with HIV/AIDS, this primer on housing law provides guidance on the laws protecting people with HIV from housing discrimination and ensuring their ability to find safe and ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/18/2020 4:50pm

  2. Empowering Young Women to Lead Change: A Training Manual, World YWCA & United Nations Population Fund (2006)

    This guide for young women and those working with them offers activities to motivate and enable young women to advocate for change and to mobilize others to do the same. A chapter on HIV/AIDS encourages discussion of  the specific challenges facing women ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/12/2020 11:33am

  3. Gender, Sexuality, Rights and HIV: An overview for community sector organizations, International Council of AIDS Service Organizations (2007)

    This is an analysis of how gender and sexuality influence HIV risks, transmission, and treatment, with an eye toward the obstacles that community service organizations must overcome in order to provide services successfully. It outlines factors in the fol ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2020 4:02pm

  4. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Optional Protocol, U.N. Doc. A/61/611 (2008)

    This recent convention reaffirms and seeks to enforce established rights for those with disabilities.  Articles of the convention that are particularly relevant to HIV/AIDS issues cover: recognition of equality and prohibition of discrimination (Article 5 ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/29/2020 3:32pm

  5. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 993 U.N.T.S. 3 (1976)

    The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (the “ICESCR”) represents one-third of what is informally referred to as the “International Bill of Rights.” The other two thirds consist of the International Covenant on Civil and Politic ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/7/2018 3:50pm

  6. International Guidelines on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights, 2006 Consolidated Version, UNHCHR & UNAIDS, HR/PUB/06/9

    A revised and consolidated version of the original guidelines published in 1996, the purpose of the Guidelines is “to assist States in creating a positive, rights-based response to HIV that is effective in reducing the transmission and impact of HIV and A ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2020 4:29pm

  7. Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS, G.A. Res. S-26/2, U.N. Doc. A/RES/S-26/2

    The United Nations General Assembly Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS represents “a global commitment to enhancing coordination and intensification of national, regional and international efforts to combat [HIV/AIDS] in a comprehensive manner.” It was ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2020 4:40pm

  8. International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, 660 U.N.T.S. 195 (1969)

    The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination ("CERD") is an international treaty designed to protect individuals from discrimination based on race that is both intentional or the result of neutral policies. Particularl ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/26/2020 3:39pm

  9. The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, 1249 U.N.T.S. 13 (1981)

    The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), addresses women’s rights within the political, social, economic, cultural, and family life. It calls for state parties to overcome barriers of discrimination against w ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/29/2020 5:08pm

  10. Physical Residual Functional Capacity Questionnaire

    This questionnaire, provided by attorney Leslie Kline-Capelle, formerly of Health Advocates, is intended to assist with a determination of disability for purposes of obtaining social security disability benefits. In order to be effective, the form must be ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

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