Prepared by the National Working Group on the Sexual Offences Bill (18 organisations), the submission argues against creation of an offence of ‘criminal exposure of another to HIV’
Open civil society letter to the participants of the “Capacity building workshop on human rights and gender in HIV legal frameworks”
Raises serious human rights concerns about the N’Djamena “model law” and the national HIV laws that have followed it. Urges development of guidance on how countries should use legislation to respond to HIV.
Comments to Uganda’s Parliamentary Committee on HIV/AIDS and Related Matters about the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Bill
Argues that a draft HIV bill (2009) including a provision criminalising HIV transmission, contravenes the right to equal protection and non-discrimination under Uganda’s constitution and Uganda’s obligations under international human rights law. Furthermore, these provisions will prove counterproductive to reducing the burden of the HIV epidemic in the country.
The Positive Justice Project Steering Committee Voices Strong Opposition to Alabama Bill that Increases Penalties for Transmission of or Exposure to STIs
Letter to Alabama legislators about proposed laws to increase punishment for people convicted of exposure to or transmission of a sexually transmissible infection.