Protecting HIV-positive women's human rights: recommendations for the United States National HIV/AIDS Strategy.

@article{Ahmed2009ProtectingHW,
  title={Protecting HIV-positive women's human rights: recommendations for the United States National HIV/AIDS Strategy.},
  author={A Abdeltawab Ahmed and Catherine Hanssens and Brook Kelly},
  journal={Reproductive health matters},
  year={2009},
  volume={17 34},
  pages={
          127-34
        }
}
To bring the United States in line with prevailing human rights standards, its National HIV/AIDS Strategy will need to explicitly commit to a human rights framework when developing programmes and policies that serve the unaddressed needs of women. This paper focuses on two aspects of the institutionalized mistreatment of people with HIV: 1) the criminalization of their consensual sexual conduct; and 2) the elimination of informed and documented consensual participation in their diagnosis… CONTINUE READING
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