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Hiv and the Law FinalReport-Risks,Rights&Health-En

Hiv and the Law FinalReport-Risks,Rights&Health-En

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Report on HIV and the LAW - suggesting legalization of prostitution and drugs. Radical stuff.
Report on HIV and the LAW - suggesting legalization of prostitution and drugs. Radical stuff.

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Published by: Adam Michael Sacks on Jul 24, 2012
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Risks, Rights & Health
JULY 2012
HIV and the AW
GLOBAL COMMISSION ON
 
 The content, analysis, opinions and policy recommendations contained in this publication do notnecessarily refect the views o the United Nations Development Programme.
 
SECRETARIAT, GLOBAL COMMISSION ON HIV AND THE LAW
UNDP, HIV/AIDS Group,Bureau or Development Policy,304 East 45th Street, New York, NY 10017Email: ino@hivlawcommission.org Tel: (212) 906 6590 Fax: (212) 906 5023Web: www.hivlawcommission.org Copyright © UNDP 2012Images used with permission.GraphicsCreatech & Myriad Editions Design & PrinterConsolidated Graphics
 
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
ABOUT THE GLOBAL COMMISSION ON HIV AND THE LAW ..................................................................................................................................................3PREFACE ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4Acknowledgments .........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5Abbreviations .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................6EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................7INTRODUCTION: CAN LAWS SAVE LIVES? ......................................................................................................................................................................................11CHAPTER 1: AGAINST DISCRIMINATION: HEALTH AND DIGNITY THROUGH LAW ................................................................................................15CHAPTER 2: PUNISHING VULNERABILITY: CRIMINALISATION OF HIV TRANSMISSION,EXPOSURE AND NON-DISCLOSURE ......................................................................................................................................................................20CHAPTER 3: RISK + STIGMA: KEY POPULATIONS ........................................................................................................................................................................263.1 PEOPLE WHO USE DRUGS ...........................................................................................................................................................................................293.2 SEX WORKERS .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................363.3 MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN .............................................................................................................................................................................443.4 TRANSGENDER PERSONS .............................................................................................................................................................................................513.5 PRISONERS ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................553.6 MIGRANTS .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................59CHAPTER 4: GENDER AND DISEMPOWERMENT: WOMEN ...................................................................................................................................................62CHAPTER 5: THEIR WHOLE LIVES TO LIVE: CHILDREN AND YOUTH ................................................................................................................................70CHAPTER 6: MEDICINES FOR WHOM? INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW AND THE GLOBAL FIGHT FOR TREATMENT ...................................................................................................................................................................76CONCLUSION ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................88Annex I: Commission Terms o Reerence .....................................................................................................................................................................................90Annex II: Commissioner Biographies ................................................................................................................................................................................................92Annex III: Technical Advisory Group Biographies .....................................................................................................................................................................94Annex IV: Summary o Recommendations ..................................................................................................................................................................................97ENDNOTES ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................106
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