Cases

Kenya: 29-year old woman arrested and charged with alleged intentional transmission for breastfeeding a baby

HIV–positive woman, 29, denies infecting baby by breastfeeding
September 26, 2018

Uganda: 26-year-old housemaid arrested and charged for allegedly breastfeeding her employer’s baby

Housemaid living with HIV remanded over allegations of breast–feeding baby
September 4, 2018

Russia: 16-year-old girl living with HIV given one and a half year suspended sentence for biting and scratching a policeman

ВИЧ–инфицированная девушка осуждена за укус полицейского
August 28, 2018

FOCUS ON EECA: Is Belarus the worst country in the world for HIV criminalisation?

July 17, 2018

Photo: Representatives of People PLUS at the Gomel Regional Court Our EECA hub, the Eurasian Women’s Network on AIDS (EWNA), part of the GNP+ family, found that between January 2015 and June 2017, 128 criminal cases had been prosecuted under … More

Turkey: Istanbul court acquits woman in case of alleged HIV transmission

Istanbul court rejects charges against woman accused of transmitting HIV to ex–husband
June 12, 2018

[Update]US: Ohio woman facing second conviction for alleged HIV non-disclosure sentenced to another five years in prison

Woman sentenced for failing to disclose HIV status in Trumbull County
May 31, 2018
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