HIV and the Law: People Living with HIV
In July 2012, a group of experts and statespersons established by the United Nations Development Program—the Global Commission on HIV and the Law—released the report HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights, and Health. Their report examines where and how human rights abuses occur and how new law, court decisions, and better legal enforcement can address the epidemic.
This briefing paper highlights the report’s findings about people living with HIV. It offers information and language that may be useful for advocacy, campaigning, and lobbying.
HIV and the Law: People Living with HIV (170.82 Kb pdf file)
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Глобальная комиссия по ВИЧ и законодательству: люди, живущие с ВИЧ (233.92 Kb pdf file)
Download the fact sheet in Russian.
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