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Edwin J. Bernard
Published: 18 July 2010

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  • BREAKING: Justice Committee report recommends wide-ranging reforms to HIV criminalisation in Canada. Congratuations… https://t.co/wzBfQ2DEhl 18 Jun 2019
  • RT @AIDSLAW: We've spent decades advocating for this critical change. We're very happy that it's a key part of the Justice Committee's repo… 17 Jun 2019
  • Published today - 'Using Research in the Fight Against #HIVCriminalisation - A Guide for #Activists' to help advoca… https://t.co/RlrZsl6yHh 13 Jun 2019
  • RT @HIVLawCom: A new @HIVJusticeNet report analyses the growing global movement against #HIV criminalisation. Six countries saw precedent… 06 Jun 2019
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  • RT @WOLA_org: New report by @WOLA_org, @IDPCnet, and @Dejusticia shed light on the disproportionate impact of pretrial detention for drug o… 05 Jun 2019
  • Thanks to #RobertCarrFund for recognising a global network focused on ending #HIVcriminalisation was work that need… https://t.co/PDdmGewkxL 29 May 2019
  • BREAKING - JUST RELEASED: New report analyses the successes and challenges of the growing global movement against… https://t.co/gcRgWJ0AwH 29 May 2019
  • Previewing our new report, Advancing #HIVJustice 3, published on May 29th, at the #ChallengeCrim intersectional dia… https://t.co/WB3HsGvJp6 23 May 2019
  • HJN is delighted to be part of this important cross-movement project to #ChallengeCrim globally. https://t.co/gp9KDC2Y5E 23 May 2019
  • RT @Account4All: "You have to work with grassroots civil society to make access to justice a reality and to ensure justice reaches every pe… 23 May 2019
  • Coming May 29th....Advancing HIV Justice 3: Growing the global movement against HIV criminalisation… https://t.co/bslamJNarH 17 May 2019
  • RT @alisapower: If you have NGO managerial skills and a commitment to human rights in the context of HIV - this is an enormously important,… 15 May 2019
  • Could you be one of our new HIV Justice Network Supervisory Board Members? Applications close 31st May 2019. Full… https://t.co/CfD2P85KoF 15 May 2019
  • RT @AIDSLAW: What this means is people living with HIV can face years in jail and be designated "sex offenders" for life if they don't tell… 23 Apr 2019
  • RT @AIDSLAW: Of greatest concern is that the BCPS has refused to clearly rule out prosecuting people who use condoms. A correctly used cond… 23 Apr 2019
  • RT @AIDSLAW: The @BCProsecution Service has announced a new policy on prosecuting allegations of HIV non-disclosure. But it falls short. Pe… 23 Apr 2019
  • The HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE website is now available in Russian. Join the movement to end HIV criminalisation!… https://t.co/gfLFms1qTW 07 Mar 2019
  • Веб-сайт HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE теперь доступен на русском языке. Присоединяйтесь к движению, чтобы положить конец… https://t.co/O3LBva7niW 07 Mar 2019
  • RT @BurtonTracey: @GlobalFund @UNDP @Follow_SALC Strategic litigation, legal defense + advocacy efforts are vital tools to counter the crim… 06 Mar 2019

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.
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