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Challenges & Changes to Law: Enabling Legal Environments in the HIV Response ” NGO Delegation to the UNAIDS PCB

Challenges & Changes to Law: Enabling Legal Environments in the HIV Response " NGO Delegation to the UNAIDS PCB
September 2, 2012

From the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, “Risks, Rights and Health” (note: this infographic does not include criminalization of non-disclosure). Click to enlarge.

Virginia man charged with infectious sexual battery for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Man charged with not telling his fiancé about HIV infection – News – Progress–Index
September 2, 2012

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How to Fight HIV Criminalization in Courts of Law and Public Opinion | AIDS Ark

September 2, 2012

As the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) in Washington, DC, presented hopes of achieving an AIDS-free generation, some advocates focused attention on a major obstacle to this goal: the criminalization of people living with or at high risk for HIV.

Michigan man arrested for alleged HIV non-disclosure

Police: Man kept HIV status secret from sex partners
September 2, 2012

A 25-year-old Clare-area resident has been arrested after failing to inform sex partners of his HIV infection.

Criminalization of Potential Exposure | HIV and the Law | CDC HIV/AIDS

September 2, 2012

During the early years of the HIV epidemic, a number of states implemented HIV-specific criminal exposure laws. These laws impose criminal penalties on living with HIV who know their HIV status and – who potentially expose others to HIV.

“Should HIV Be Jailed? HIV Criminal Exposure Statutes and Their Effects” by Arianne Stein

"Should HIV Be Jailed? HIV Criminal Exposure Statutes and Their Effects" by Arianne Stein
September 2, 2012

Publication Title Washington University Global Studies Law Review Recommended Citation Arianne Stein, Should HIV Be Jailed? HIV Criminal Exposure Statutes and Their Effects in the United States and South Africa, 3 Wash. U. Glob. Stud. L. Rev. 177 (2004), http://digitalcommons.law.wustl.edu/globalstudies/vol3/iss1/7

Survey suggests HIV laws intimidating, counterproductive | The Colorado Independent

September 2, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC – Nearly half of HIV-positive respondents to a recently released survey on HIV criminalization say they believe they will not receive a fair hearing in the criminal justice system if they ever face charges for failing to disclose their status to sexual partners.

US: Police Practices Fuel HIV Epidemic | Human Rights Watch

September 2, 2012

(Washington, DC) – Police in New York, Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and San Francisco are confiscating condoms from sex workers and transgender women, undermining health department campaigns to reduce HIV, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

Imprisoned for transmitting HIV: One man’s story | KETK

September 2, 2012

The nightmare Nick Rhoades has been living the past four years began after a one-time sexual encounter with another Iowa man, Adam Plendl. It was June 2008. The 34-year-old Rhoades, who is HIV positive, says he was on antiretroviral medications.

Self-styled healer indicted by Swiss court on charges he infected 16 people with HIV

August 31, 2012

GENEVA – A self-styled healer has been indicted by a Swiss court on charges that he intentionally infected 16 people with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, in cases going back more than a decade, authorities said Thursday.

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