HIV & the criminal law

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  • RT @iasociety: Now is the time to present your #research on a global stage. Submit your abstract for #AIDS2016 before Thursday https://t.co… 02 Feb 2016
  • RT @HIV_Ireland: #HIVcriminalisation laws may make #condomless sex more likely https://t.co/izi83p43AA #HIVtransmission #condoms 02 Feb 2016
  • RT @LiveHIVNeutral: #HIV is not transmitted under fully suppressive therapy: The #Swiss Statement – eight years later https://t.co/MCq50ius… 29 Jan 2016
  • RT @uspwn: Submit Your Abstract & Register for HIV Is Not a Crime II National Training Academy! https://t.co/MohhnI5ATw https://t.co/fbwraF… 29 Jan 2016
  • RT @paulkidd: Saliva CANNOT transmit HIV. This is a travesty. https://t.co/WrkKKJmVhy 29 Jan 2016
  • Uganda: End forced and coerced sterilization of women living with HIV - Sign the Petiition https://t.co/VIaewmlyQq via @UKChange 28 Jan 2016
  • US based cience writer is looking for miscarriages of justice in HIV criminalization cases. Jessica Wapner, a... https://t.co/TONNA87tKs 18 Jan 2016
  • RT @MalecheAllan: Jason of @UNAIDS is the final speaker @ the #FCAASummit on the issue of #HIVCriminalisation @MichelSidibe @HIVLawCom http… 07 Dec 2015
  • RT @flybyboy: Overwhelming consensus: we must modernize HIV laws to account for current scientific knowledge about infection @TheSeroProjec07 Dec 2015
  • RT @MalecheAllan: Receiving updates on #HIVCriminalisation in the USA at the #FCAASummit @HIVLawCom https://t.co/UbB6wLcTwP 07 Dec 2015
  • RT @flybyboy: If we are serious about human rights, we must work on HIV criminalization #FCAASummit 07 Dec 2015
  • RT @flybyboy: 72 countries have laws that criminalize HIV, 57 have had prosecutions/arrests #FCAASummit 07 Dec 2015
  • RT @scazal: Arranca el primer día de la reunión de financiamiento en VIH #FCAASummit https://t.co/UzDyojIgjy 07 Dec 2015
  • RT @MalecheAllan: We begin the #FCAASummit with a dicussion on Human Rights & HIV. #AIDSFunding @KELINKenya @HelenClarkUNDP https://t.co/Yt… 07 Dec 2015
  • What’s up with HIV laws in America? Great new video from @McClatchyDC https://t.co/5cUNvvdHs6 #hivisnotacrime #HIVcriminalisation# 23 Nov 2015
  • UK: @Law_Commission scoping paper rejects expanding HIV/STI law to prosecute non-disclosure or potential exposure https://t.co/yyfZeFYfam 09 Nov 2015
  • UK: No change to E&W HIV/STI criminalisation law/policy recommended by @Law_Commission pending a wider review. https://t.co/yyfZeFYfam 09 Nov 2015
  • New @IAPAC guidelines to achieve 90-90-90 targets recommend ending HIV criminalisation. (Thanks @DrJoe1234 and team) https://t.co/XAYD56kRve 06 Nov 2015
  • Bahrain: New HIV-specific law would criminalise #HIV non-disclosure to ‘authorities, their partners or relatives’ https://t.co/u6G4MIowmw 04 Nov 2015
  • #knowyourviralload Make routine #HIV viral load testing available to all https://t.co/05LPvcQlqS @_ARASAcomms @ITPCglobal 29 Oct 2015

  • Preface

    By The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG and Edwin Cameron, Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa...

  • Introduction

    How this resource addresses the criminalisation of HIV exposure and transmission. ...

  • Fundamentals

    An overview of the global HIV pandemic, and the role of human rights and the law in the international response to HIV. ...

  • Laws

    A  history of the criminalisation of HIV exposure and transmission, and a brief explanation of the kinds of laws used to do this....

  • Harm

    Considers the actual and perceived impact of HIV on wellbeing, how these inform legislation and the legal construction of HIV-related harm. ...

  • Responsibility

    Looks at two areas of responsiblity for HIV prevention: responsibility for HIV-related sexual risk-taking and responsibility to disclose a known HIV-positive status to a sexual partner. ...

  • Risk

    An examination of prosecuted behaviours, using scientific evidence to determine actual risk, and how this evidence has been applied in jurisdictions worldwide....

  • Proof

    Foreseeability, intent, causality and consent are key elements in establishing criminal culpability. The challenges and practice in proving these in HIV exposure and transmission cases....

  • Impact

    An assessment of the impact of criminalisation and HIV – on individuals, communities, countries and the course of the global HIV epidemic....

  • Details

    A summary of laws, prosecutions and responses to criminalisation of HIV exposure or transmission internationally, and key sources of more information....

  • Blog

    Recent posts from writer and advocate Edwin J Bernard's blog are reproduced here, with Edwin's permission. ...

HIV & the criminal law

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