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Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Anatomy of a backlash : sexuality and the cultural war on human rights

> January 2005, 17 p. (pdf)

This paper highlights how the denial and violation of sexual rights and sexual freedom impacts on public health (particularly with regards to HIV/AIDS). The paper describes the nature of these attacks, stemming from a wide range of countries and existing under a number of banners (in defence of « culture », « values », or « religion ») and describes the efforts of groups to erase sexual rights from the international rights agenda. The author warns that an attack on sexual rights creeps into the (...) read

date of on-line publication : 7 March 2007

The number of people living with HIV continues to grow

Report from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the World Health Organization (WHO) Promising developments have been seen in recent years in global efforts to address the AIDS epidemic, including increased access to effective treatment and prevention programmes. However, the number of people living with HIV continues to grow, as does the number of deaths due to AIDS. A total of 39.5 million people were living with HIV in 2006, 6 million more than in 2004. This (...) read

date of on-line publication : 24 November 2006


African Women Confront Bush’s AIDS Policy

> Pambazuka, 12 Jan 2006 (...)

African women are the hardest hit by HIV/Aids in Africa and yet the approach to fighting the epidemic advocated by the Bush administration fails to take account of their specific needs and circumstances. Yifat Susskind examines the "man-made" components of the crisis, including economic austerity measures, US pharmaceutical companies and onerous debt repayments.  read

date of on-line publication : 13 January 2006

Uday Kumar Varma

HIV/AIDS and the migrant labourers

> Digital Opportunity Channel, 6 July 2005 (...)

The article begins by highlighting the importance of spreading information and creating awareness about HIV/AIDS in strategies in combat and combat the spread of the virus. The author reflects that whilst the need for Information, Education and Communication (IEC) campaigns was acknowledged early by policy makers, so far there have been a number of shortcomings with regards to certain issues, which the author goes on to detail. There follows an analyse of the link between migration and HIV/AIDS and the way the issue is perceived.  read

date of on-line publication : 15 November 2005

ActionAid International

Changing course: alternative approaches to achieve the MDG and fight HIV/ AIDS

> ActionAid International, Sep 2005, 64 pages (...)

This report outlines the current IMF-led consensus on economic policies for developing countries; it then goes on to examine how these macro-economic based policies are failing and why tackling these issues proves so problematic for both the countries they affect and Civil Society Organisations. Finally it presents a number of practical alternatives to current practices.  read

date of on-line publication : 14 November 2005

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