UNDP - 8 January 2014 - UNDP's HIV, Health & Development Group is pleased to launch a Discussion Paper on Transgender Health & Human Rights prepared by Jack Byrne, an expert on trans health and human rights issues.
27 December 2013 - On December 26, 2013 the President of the United States Barack Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act of 2014 (NDAA).
UNDP, IDLO, APF - 18 December 2013 - Bangkok – Across Asia, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people continue to face rights violations because of their sexual orientation and gender identity and weak knowledge of local legal systems impact on their ability to file formal complaints, or seek justice or legal redress.
Commissioners of the GCHL - 16 December 2013 - On 11 December 2013, the Supreme Court of India overruled the 4-year old decision of the Delhi High Court, which had struck down India's anti-sodomy law, Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code.
UNDP China - 12 December 2013 - Representatives from government, academia and community based organisations met in Beijing this week for a consultation on HIV and the law.
UNDP Dominican Republic - 10 December 2013 - El Consejo Nacional para el VIH y el Sida (CONAVIHSIDA) y el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD) presentaron el Informe del Diálogo Nacional sobre VIH y Derechos, que contiene testimonios de violación a los derechos de las personas que viven con VIH en la República Dominicana.
UNDP - 10 December 2013 - Without a doubt there has been great progress in the AIDS response. The numbers tell us that the overall rates of new HIV infections are in decline.
UNDP - 9 December 2013 - The South Asia Regional Advocacy Framework and Resource Guide was developed to assist organizations in South Asia to work together on advocacy priorities for removing the legal and policy barriers that prevent MSM and transgender people from enjoying the right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, particularly in relation to access to HIV prevention, treatment and care.
AFRICA FOLLOW UP | UNDP - 27 November 2013 - The Minister of Justice and Human Rights and the Congolese Organisation of People living with HIV (UCOP+) organised on the 26 and 27 November the National Dialogue on HIV and the Law in Kinshasa with the support of UNDP, UNAIDS and PEPFAR.
UNDP Brazil - 27 November 2013 - As a follow up to the report of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, UNDP has launched a series of local level national dialogues on HIV and the Law in Brazil.
AFRICA FOLLOW UP | KELIN Kenya - 26 November 2013 - The Judgement came after successful litigation by Julius Juma who is a KELIN trained pro–bono advocate. He was part of the first ever training for lawyers in Kenya on ‘HIV, Law and Human Rights ‘which took place in November, 2012 in Nairobi.
UNDP - 21 November 2013 - Bangkok – A report from four Asian countries reveals serious gaps in the legal means of protection of the rights of HIV-affected women and girls in health care settings.
UNDP Voices from Eurasia - 20 November 2013 - The recent attack on the office and staff of LaSky, an NGO working with Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) communities in St. Petersburg, Russia is a reminder of the grave challenges in ensuring that AIDS responses are free of violence, harassment and discrimination.
UNESCO Bangkok - 19 November 2013 - Restrictive laws and policies in Asia-Pacific are blocking young people from accessing sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV services, according to a new report to be released at the 11th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP’11).
AFRICA FOLLOW UP | KELIN Kenya - 19 November 2013 - Women in Kenya have in the past experienced inequality, discrimination, sexual and domestic violence which are often enshrined or condoned in custom and law.
AFRICA FOLLOW UP | UNDP DR Congo - 18 November 2013 - A manual on HIV and human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, entitled Le VIH/SIDA et les droits de l'homme en Republique Democratique du Congo: Manuel de formation, has been published by the UNDP DR Congo Country Office in collaboration with UNDP RSC Africa.
UNDP Mongolia - 6 November 2013 - The final report of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights & Health, is now available in Mongolian language.
AFRICA FOLLOW UP | KELIN Kenya - 5 November 2013 - Eminent judges and magistrates from several countries in Eastern and Southern Africa have just concluded the first judicial dialogue on HIV and the law.
UNDP Brazil - 1 November 2013 - "Prejudice and lack of knowledge regarding what AIDS is, this is the real problem", said Mr. Dani Rudnicki, brazilian lawyer, during the series of dialogues on HIV and the Law that are being held in Brazil.
AFRICA FOLLOW UP | KELIN Kenya - 29 October 2013 - HIV continues to be one of the greatest public health challenges of our time. As noted in the landmark report, The Global Commission on HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights & Health, HIV is also a crisis of law, human rights and social justice.
AFRICA FOLLOW UP | KELIN Kenya - 29 October 2013 - Over Fifty judicial officers from Botswana, Burundi, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda & Zambia will participate in a Judicial Dialogue on HIV, Human Rights and the Law that takes place from the 28th – 31st of October 2013 in Nairobi.
UNDP Myanmar - 24 October 2013 - More than 30 parliamentarians in Myanmar explored how to use global mechanisms and strengthen national laws to retain Myanmar's right to access affordable medicines.
Open Society Foundations - 23 October 2013 - OSF has published a series of civil society briefing papers highlighting the key issues addressed in the Global Commission on HIV and the Law report.
UN ESCAP - 16 October 2013 - The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has launched a new website tracking progress made on commitments made in Asia and the Pacific under the 2011 Declaration on HIV/AIDS and ESCAP resolutions 66/10 and 67/9.
AFRICA FOLLOW UP | UNDP - 14 October 2013 - This study focuses on policy options available to South Africa through reform of three interrelated areas of law affecting access to HIV treatment and other essential medicines: patent, competition and medicines law.
UNDP - 10 October 2013 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has played a pivotal role in the Asia-Pacific region in addressing the needs of national governments to secure access for their citizens to affordable medicines.
UNDP – 8 October - On 7 and 8 October 2013 the First International Meeting on Human Rights and Gender Identity was convened in Cochabamba, Bolivia with the participation of 60 parliamentarians, government authorities from the local and national level, international donors and diplomats, as well as civil society representatives including transgender people.
IDLO - 7 October 2013 - A Spanish language version of the Toolkit: Scaling Up HIV-related Legal Services has been released.
ABC News - 13 January 2014
UNAIDS - 7 January 2014
European Parliament’s Intergroup on LGBT Rights - 20 December 2013
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network - 20 December 2013
Network of Sex Work Projects - 16 December 2013
The Times of India - 12 December 2013
Human Rights Watch - 9 December 2013
UN, UNDP, UNAIDS - 1 December 2013
UNAIDS, UNDP - 1 December 2013
ABC Radio Australia - 27 November 2013
WHO - 26 November 2013
KELIN Kenya - 25 November 2013
Harm Reduction International - 19 November 2013
HIV Justice Network - 19 November 2013
RedTraSex - 15 November 2013
Network of Sex Work Projects - 13 November 2013
Journal of the International AIDS Society - 13 November 2013
Journal of the International AIDS Society - 12 November 2013
Southern Africa Litigation Centre - 7 November 2013
HIV Justice Network - 29 October 2013
UNAIDS - 23 October 2013
ARC International - 22 October 2013
UNAIDS - 21 October 2013
The Equal Rights Trust - 17 October 2013
Somatosphere - 14 October 2013