Describes a meeting of some 30 judges from the highest national courts of 16 countries in Asia and the Pacific to discuss the role of the judiciary in responding to HIV. Judges also debated the specific actions that can be taken to create a more supportive legal and social environment for people living with and vulnerable to HIV in the region.
In a number of regions, judges have come together to discuss the role of the judiciary in responding to HIV. Details from three of those meetings are included below.
Eminent African Judges Dialogue on HIV related stigma and Discrimination
Describes the 2 day judicial dialogue of judges from Eastern and Southern Africa held in Naorobi, Kenya. Participants included judges, magistrates, lawyers, civil society organisations and people living with HIV.
2nd Meeting of the African Regional Judges’ Forum on HIV, Human Rights and the Law, 2015
Describes the second meeting of the African Regional Judges’ Forum on HIV, Human Rights and the Law was held in Johannesburg, South Africa.