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Implementation of the Report

Laws criminalizing drug possession can cause more harm

20 April 2016
By Tenu Avafia, Team Leader, Rights, Law and Treatment Access, HIV, Health and Development and Rebecca Schleifer, Consultant, HIV, Human Rights and the Law In many countries, a criminal record, even for a minor offense, can have serious implications. Being…

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New report shows HIV criminalisation is a growing, global concern but advocates are fighting back

10 May 2016
A new report released today shows that HIV criminalisation is a growing, global phenomenon. However, advocates around the world are working hard to ensure that the criminal law's approach to people living with HIV fits with up-to-date science, as well as key…