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  • Germany: Legal expert Jacob Hösl on the significance of recent Court rulings on HIV criminalisation - See more at: https://t.co/NUEVBWHngH 22 Apr 2016
  • Maintenant en français: “Ensemble nous pouvons faire de la justice universelle pour le VIH une réalité” https://t.co/C23ZDjFuSd #VIHjustice 20 Apr 2016
  • RT @CtrHIVLawPolicy: State of Missouri v. Michael L. Johnson, Amicus Brief, Missouri Court of Appeals, AIDS Law… https://t.co/dNXR6I2lPo 20 Apr 2016
  • RT @KELINKenya: Consultant for the Legal Environment Assessment (LEA) https://t.co/Hgr6DZHZjy 20 Apr 2016
  • Thank you @ejaforg for supporting work to end #HIV criminalisation https://t.co/oblwDFtDKz #HIVisnotacrime #HIVjusticeworldwide 18 Apr 2016
  • US: @kenpinkela denied appeal for unjust #HIV 'exposure' conviction. @PatrickMurphyPA and @POTUS must intervene https://t.co/QOeoncNwwH 14 Apr 2016
  • RT @WillVialls: HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE @HIVJusticeNet https://t.co/4oN17oFNMI 13 Apr 2016
  • RT @_ARASAcomms: ARASA are proud founding partners of HIV Justice Worldwide. HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE meeting in Brighton, March 24 2016 https… 05 Apr 2016
  • #HIVisnotacrime! Together we can make #hivjusticeworldwide a reality! @IAPAC @iasociety @fhi360 @HealthPolicyPrj https://t.co/XqBOmP2mAn 05 Apr 2016
  • #HIVisnotacrime! Together we can make #hivjusticeworldwide a reality! @HIVLawCom @UNAIDS @theaidsalliance @amnesty https://t.co/XqBOmP2mAn 05 Apr 2016
  • RT @edwinjbernard: #HIVisnotacrime. Together we can make #hivjusticeworldwide a reality! https://t.co/yTTRe14cOE 05 Apr 2016
  • Let's end HIV criminalisation. Together we can make #hivjusticeworldwide a reality! https://t.co/BNh1hMrp7c 05 Apr 2016
  • France: Patrick Yeni, National AIDS Council President, on why HIV criminalisation is major concern https://t.co/DgdNRyIyTu #HIVjustice 04 Apr 2016
  • RT @trevorhoppe: Urgent: MI county seized HIV+ man's phone, revealing status to contacts @CassSheriff @michigannews @TheSeroProject https:… 03 Apr 2016
  • The Michigan County Where HIV is a Crime by @trevorhoppe https://t.co/8fC02sfPn1 #HIVisnotacrime #FreeCorey @CassSheriff @MLive @LeaderPub 03 Apr 2016
  • Zimbabwe: Woman, 34, accused of transmitting HIV to husband, testifies he was already HIV-positive when they married https://t.co/Ku5vUIILxr 29 Mar 2016
  • US: Indiana Law Review critically examines how the state’s HIV non-disclosure law is overly broad and problematic https://t.co/6FUagw0Ob3 17 Mar 2016
  • US: American Psychological Association adopts resolution opposing HIV criminalisation https://t.co/pQCrVwmfwp #HIVisnotacrime #HIVjustice 16 Mar 2016
  • US: Missouri Supreme Court upholds overly broad HIV non-disclosure law following second constitutional challenge https://t.co/xW7Mt3KNhF 16 Mar 2016
  • US: Bernie Sanders “absolutely opposed” to HIV criminalization says spokesperson https://t.co/PEhPDi8q2r #HIVisnotacrime #HIVjustice 15 Mar 2016

Choose a region from the menu on the left, for information on the countries in that region.

Regions are based on the United Nations' world macro regions and components.

In addition to the Global Criminalisation Scan website and report, general information about laws and prosecutions in Africa has been collated from the following sources:

Cameron E et al. HIV is a virus, not a crime: ten reasons against criminal statutes and criminal prosecutions. Journal of the International AIDS Society 11:7, 2008

Clayton M et al. Criminalisation of HIV transmission: is this what women really need? 17th International AIDS Conference, Mexico City, 2008.

IRIN/Plus News Crime and punishment: criminalisation and HIV. December, 2008.

Pearshouse R Legislation contagion: the spread of problematic new HIV laws in Western Africa. HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 12 (2/3), 2007.

Pearshouse R Legislation contagion: building resistance. HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 12 (2/3), 2008.

UNAIDS RST ESA Status of legislation in relation to HIV in eastern and southern Africa. 2009.

Kazatchkine C Criminalizing HIV transmission or exposure: the context of French-speaking West and Central Africa. HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 14(3), 2010.

Unless otherwise noted, information in the sections on Asia is summarised from the Global Criminalisation Scan website.

Unless otherwise noted, information in the section on Europe is summarised from the THT/GNP+ report on the Criminalisation of HIV transmission in Europe and the Global Criminalisation Scan website.

This content was checked for accuracy at the time it was written. It may have been superseded by more recent developments. NAM recommends checking whether this is the most current information when making decisions that may affect your health.