Compiled from research interviews conducted by Alexander McClelland, as part of his doctoral research at Concordia University. In order to protect the confidentiality of research participants, these stories are composites and the names are pseudonyms.
This video toolkit comprises a workshop held during a seminar on HIV criminalisation in Berlin in September 2012 to discuss challenges associated with the creation of prosecution guidelines, providing important insights from prosecutors and civil society alike. The workshop followed the European premiere of the documentary ‘Doing HIV Justice: Clarifying criminal law and policy through prosecutorial guidance’ which explores how prosecution guidelines were created for England and Wales
In individual videos, seven survivors of HIV criminalisation tell their compelling first-hand accounts of prosecution and incarcertion for HIV non-disclosure.
Barbara Lee, U.S. Congressman and member of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, discusses HIV criminalization and introduction of the Repeal HIV Discrimination Act, which would require states to review their HIV criminalization statutes with incentives to modernize their laws, reflecting contemporary science.
Series of 23 short videos on different aspects of criminalization of HIV non-disclosure in Canada. Topics include: What is criminalization of HIV disclosure?, What should I do if I’m charged?, Why don’t people with HIV always disclose?, and How does Canada’s strict legal stance affect those living with HIV?.
Supports advocates to effectively strategize about ending HIV criminalisation. The 30-minute video distils the content of the three-day training academy into four overarching themes: survivors, victories, intersectionality and community.
Demystifies how civil society worked with the Crown Prosecution Service of England & Wales to create the world’s first policy and guidance for prosecuting the reckless or intentional transmission of sexual infection.
Outlines circumstances when people with HIV are obliged to disclose their status before sex.
Introduces HIV criminalization through the experiences of three people who were prosecuted for HIV crimes.
Includes testimony and advocacy of survivors of HIV criminalization prosecutions at the HIV Is Not A Crime conference, 2014.