Tag Archives: anti-gay

From medical services to legal rights, nationwide and spanning continents, reports take on appropriate HIV responses for all

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What if all countries grappling with HIV worked to ensure that the most effective evidence-based prevention, healthcare and treatment measures got to everyone affected by the epidemic? What if they compared their policies and services to best practices and worked to eliminate human rights obstacles and add critical and culturally appropriate components to their responses? […]

Can investment and technology end AIDS without attention to human rights? We’re reading about prevention — products and policy

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HIV Preventives: This UNITAID report looks at the availability, acceptability and affordability for products targeting HIV transmission and acquisition, including female condoms, male circumcision devices (although only one, the PrePex, has received a go-ahead from the World Health Organization, this category is bigger than you might think –in addition to the “Shang Ring” from China, […]

Uganda Hearing To Be Webcast

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Update: Today’s hearing in Congress on Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill will be live-streamed ont the Web at http://foreignaffairs.house.gov/.  The hearing begins soon–at 2pm today in Rayburn Room 2172–and will probe the the foreign policy, public health, and human rights implications of Uganda’s draconian anti-gay bill. Lawmakers will hear testimony on these issues from the Global Center’s Director, Christine […]

Sen. Wyden Ratchets Up Pressure on Uganda

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Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today went further than other US government officials have so far in threatening specific repercussions if Uganda does not abandon its draconian anti-gay legislation. At issue is the Anti-Homosexuality Bill set for consideration by the Ugandan Parliament that would impose life imprisonment or a death sentence for same-gender consensual sex and […]