Outlines issues associated with HIV disclosure, including an overview of laws in all Australian states and territories.
Outlines what people with HIV should do if they are concerned they may be or they are being investigated by police.
Outlines the law on disclosure in Canada. Includes advice on advising partners and things PLHIV can do to avoid prosecution.
Outlines circumstances when people with HIV are obliged to disclose their status before sex.
Includes information about the criminal law in Canada, public health, and specific implications for newcomers, including permanent residents, students, temporary workers, visitors, refugees, and people without immigration status.
Brings together community voices around decriminalization with the key message of “thinking twice” before pressing charges if you’re HIV-negative and found out someone you had sex with is HIV-positive.
This Q&A document provides an overview of the answers to commonly asked questions regarding the October 2012 Supreme Court of Canada decision around HIV disclosure.
Explains common questions about HIV criminalisation laws in the UK.
Includes guidance for community members explaining ‘Investigation Guidance relating to the Criminal Transmission of HIV’ for police forces in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Provides advice on HIV disclosure laws and what to do if a person is accused, includes HIV Disclosure Acknowledgement Statement.
Palm card by the Positive Justice Project outlining basic information about HIV criminalisation, how to protect yourself from possible prosecution, and what to do if arrested.
Contains numerous criminalisation documents (also listed separately on this site), including Ten things anyone can do to help end HIV criminalization, How a Bill becomes a law, State-level legislative advocacy cheat sheet, How to talk about HIV criminalization with elected officials, media and others.
Factsheet by the Center for HIV Law and Policy outlining key points about HIV criminalisation in the U.S.
This guide for youth between the ages of 15 and 29 focuses on some of the factors at play when young people living with HIV or hepatitis C (Hep C) are thinking about telling others about their HIV or Hep C status. Includes section on reducing the risk of criminal prosecution for non-disclosure to sexual partners.
Provides important information about the law in Canada as it relates to HIV disclosure.
Brochure highlighting key questions on HIV transmission and exposure criminalization for people living with HIV in Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Iceland.
The legal support resource is part of an on -going human rights programme with the goal of reaching key and vulnerable populations by utilising customised and targeted interventions. These interventions include activities on (1) legal empowerment;(2) training of paralegals on issues related to HIV, TB and human rights; (3) legal and paralegal support to community members whose human rights have been violated including pursuing identified matters to court; and (4) sensitisation of judiciary, law makers and traditional leadership especially those involved in traditional courts.
It gives practical information on current and evolving legislation, common law and policies pertaining to HIV and TB in South Africa. The aim is to educate, sensitise and provide updated information to paralegal and legal practitioners alike, who are engaged in offering legal advice and services to individuals and communities who serve members of the vulnerable and key populations.
The purpose of this guide is to raise the legal awareness of activists from the community of people living with HIV who provide paralegal assistance to people affected by the criminalisation of HIV. This guide is also recommended for use by activists from key populations – people who use drugs, sex workers, and representatives of the LGBT community. This manual reflects the experience of the HIV-positive community members, as well as their partners and associates from across Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA), in providing direct assistance to HIV-positive people affected by discriminatory HIV-specific laws and the decriminalisation of HIV.