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  • HIV, sex and the law

    If you know you are HIV positive, and you have sex without a condom without telling your sexual partner about your HIV status, and your partner...

    From: Booklets

    Information level Level 2
  • Sex

    Having HIV can affect people’s feelings about sex in many different ways. Some people become anxious about passing HIV on, or feel less desirable. While some people go...

    From: Booklets

    Information level Level 2
  • HIV and the law

    Information on different aspects of the law and HIV: confidentiality; criminalisation of transmission; immigration and asylum law; and protection from discrimination....

    From: Living with HIV

    Information level Level 2
  • Using condoms

    Condoms, when used properly, provide excellent protection against most sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV. The most common type of condom is put on the penis. Male condoms are...

    From: Living with HIV

    Information level Level 2
  • Transmission of HIV as a criminal offence

    Information about policing and prosecutions of HIV transmission....

    From: Social & legal issues for people with HIV

    Information level Level 4
  • Transmission and the law

    Some people have gone to prison because they have pased HIV on to another person. They were found guilty of recklessly transmitting HIV.In England and...

    From: The basics

    Information level Level 1
  • HIV & the criminal law

    An international resource exploring the full range of issues relating to the criminalisation of HIV exposure and transmission, with information on current laws and practice....

    From: Aidsmap 2.0

    Information level Level 4

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Our information levels explained

  • Short and simple introductions to key HIV topics, sometimes illustrated with pictures.
  • Expands on the previous level, but also written in easy-to-understand plain language.
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See also

Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap