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  1. HIV and International Labour Migration: Policy Brief, UNAIDS, International Labour Organization, International Organization for Migration (2008)

    This UNAIDS policy brief is a response to the increasing importance of international labour migration to the global economy and the unique HIV-related risks facing international workers. Published in June 2008, it outlines the HIV-related risks that can a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/27/2020 4:58pm

  2. Hidden in the Mealie Meal- Gender-Based Abuses and Women’s HIV Treatment in Zambia, Human Rights Watch Report (2007)

    This 2007 Human Rights Watch report finds that while Zambia is one of many countries setting ambitious targets for rapidly scaling up antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV/AIDS, women's unequal status in Zambian society grievously undermines women ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/27/2020 5:45pm

  3. A Property Right to Medical Care, Danya Bowen Matthew and Mark Earnest (2008)

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstract): This article asserts that all Americans have a property right to receive medical care, created by the massive public investment in medical training, research, infrastructure, financing ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 1:06pm

  4. DeShany v. Winnebago County Dept. of Social Servs., 498 U.S. 189 (1989)

    In 1984, four-year-old Joshua DeShaney became comatose and then profoundly retarded due to traumatic head injuries inflicted by his father, who physically beat him over a long period of time. The Winnebago County Department of Social Services took various ...

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

  5. Prevention and Treatment of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Populations, World Health Organization and UNDP (2008)

    Strengthening strategic information systems and implementing interventions for the prevention and treatment of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections ("STIs") among men who have sex with men ("MSM") and transgender people should ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/14/2019 12:43pm

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Protecting HIV-Positive Women’s Human Rights: Recommendations for the United States National HIV/AIDS Strategy, Aziza Ahmed et al., 17 Reproductive Health Matters 127 (2009)

    This article argues that the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy must explicitly commit to a human rights framework when developing programs and policies that address the needs of women. This is particularly vital with regard to government-sanctioned stigma a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/11/2016 12:08pm

  9. Gender Dimensions of HIV Status Disclosure to Sexual Partners: Rates, Barriers, and Outcomes, World Health Organization (2004)

    This report reviews several studies conducted in the United States and in the developing world to determine the major barriers individuals—and in particular women—face in disclosing their HIV status to partners. While mandatory disclosure or reporting law ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/14/2019 1:34pm

  10. 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

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