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Canada: Justice Committee report recommends wide-ranging reforms to HIV criminalisation, including removing HIV non-disclosure from sexual assault law

June 18, 2019

Yesterday, the House of Commons Standing Committee of Justice and Human Rights released a ground-breaking report “The Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure in Canada” recommending that the Government of Canada works with each of the Canadian provinces and territories to end … More

Making Media Work for HIV Justice: An introduction to media engagement for advocates opposing HIV criminalisation now available in Spanish, French and Russian

June 6, 2019

Today, HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE has published “Making Media Work for HIV Justice: An introduction to media engagement for advocates opposing HIV criminalisation” in three additional languages: Spanish, French and Russian. [Click on the image to download the pdf] The purpose … More

New report analyses the successes and challenges of the growing global movement against HIV criminalisation

May 29, 2019

A new report published today (May 29th 2019) by the HIV Justice Network on behalf of HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE provides clear evidence that the growing, global movement against HIV criminalisation has resulted in more advocacy successes than ever before. However, … More

Belarus: Welcoming important developments in the fight against unjust HIV criminalisation

December 21, 2018

HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE along with our partners at The Eurasian Women’s Network on AIDS and Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) welcome this week’s announcement of an amendment to Article 157 of the Criminal Code of the Republic … More

HIV JUSTICE TOOLKIT now available in French | Boîte à outils VIH JUSTICE maintenant disponible en français

December 10, 2018

[Scroll down for English] La version française de la boîte à outils de HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE visant à soutenir le plaidoyer contre la pénalisation du VIH est disponible en ligne. Les juristes et militants francophones qui luttent contre les lois … More

Kenya: Positive Justice campaign launched today to challenge unjust HIV-specific law

December 10, 2018

Today, on International Human Rights Day, the National Empowerment Network of People living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya (NEPHAK) and the Kenya Legal and Ethical Issues Network on HIV and AIDS (KELIN) have launched the Positive Justice campaign to finally end … More

Beyond Blame 2018 Meeting Report and Evaluation Now Available

October 3, 2018

Beyond Blame 2018: Challenging HIV Criminalisation was a one-day meeting for activists, advocates, judges, lawyers, scientists, healthcare professionals and researchers working to end HIV criminalisation. Held at the historic De Balie in Amsterdam, immediately preceding the 22nd International AIDS Conference … More

Bringing Science to Justice: End HIV Criminalisation Now

July 25, 2018

News Release Networks of people living with HIV and human rights and legal organisations worldwide welcome the Expert Consensus Statement on the Science of HIV in the Context of Criminal Law Amsterdam, July 25, 2018 — Today, 20 of the … More

HIV criminalisation high on the agenda at AIDS 2018

July 20, 2018

Starting today, thousands of activists, scientists, media and others working in the HIV sector will descend upon Amsterdam for the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018). For those of you able to be in Amsteram make sure you don’t miss … More

Final programme for Beyond Blame 2018 Now Online: Last few places available so register now!

July 11, 2018

Beyond Blame 2018: Challenging HIV Criminalisation is a one-day meeting for activists, advocates, lawyers, scientists, healthcare professionals, researchers, policymakers, and anyone else interested in working to end HIV criminalisation. The programme includes interactive panels, keynote presentations and parallel workshops focusing … More

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