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close this bookHandbook for Legislators on HIV/AIDS, Law and Human Rights - Action to Combat HIV/AIDS in view of its Devastating Human, Economic and Social Impact (UNAIDS, 1999, 152 p.)
View the document(introduction...)
close this folderCONTENT
View the documentForeword
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentEXECUTIVE SUMMARY
close this folderI. INTRODUCTION
View the document(i) Gravity of the Global Problem
View the document(ii) Impact on Development
View the document(iii) Purpose of this Handbook
close this folderII. BACKGROUND
View the document(i) Windhoek IPU Resolution on HIV/AIDS
close this folder(ii) Issues for Parliamentarians
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View the documentExamples of regional and national initiatives
close this folder(iii) HIV/AIDS Law, Policy and Human Rights -International Guidelines
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View the documentCompliance with international obligations
View the documentExceptions
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close this folder(A) Institutional Responsibilities and Processes
close this folderGuideline 1: National framework
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View the documentInterministerial committees
View the documentParliamentary committees on hiv/aids
View the documentMultisectoral advisory bodies
View the documentLocal level activities: Decentralization case study
close this folderGuideline 2: Supporting community partnership
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View the documentPartnership approach
View the documentCase studies
close this folder(B) Law Review, Reform and Support Services
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close this folderGuideline 3: Public health legislation
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View the documentNational examples of reform
View the documentVoluntary testing and informed consent
View the documentNotification of coded information
View the documentPartner notification
View the documentDetention or isolation/quarantine
View the documentBlood safety
View the documentInfection control
close this folderGuideline 4: Criminal laws and correctional systems
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View the documentTransmission/exposure offences
View the documentNeedle and syringe exchanges
View the documentSexual acts
View the documentSex work or prostitution
View the documentPrisons
close this folderGuideline 5: Antidiscrimination and protective laws
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View the documentAntidiscrimination legislation
View the documentDiscriminatory impact of laws affecting vulnerable populations
View the documentPrivacy
View the documentEmployment law
close this folderGuideline 6: Regulation of goods, services and information
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View the documentRegulation of therapeutic goods and services
View the documentEthical research
View the documentRights of education and information
View the documentFreedoms of expression and association
View the documentGuideline 7: Legal support services
close this folder(C) Promotion of a Supportive and Enabling Environment
close this folderGuideline 8: Women, children and other vulnerable groups
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View the documentGender and reproductive rights
View the documentChildren and young people
View the documentReligious minorities
View the documentGuideline 9: Changing discriminatory attitudes through education, training and the media
View the documentGuideline 10: Development of public and private sector standards and mechanisms for implementing these standards
View the documentGuideline 11: State monitoring and enforcement of human rights
close this folderGuideline 12: International cooperation
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View the documentInternational compliance monitoring mechanisms
View the documentNGO mobilization
View the documentReligious leaders
View the documentIV. CONCLUSION
close this folderANNEXES
close this folderAnnex A: Medical facts
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View the documentRecent initiatives in vaccine development and access to treatment
View the documentAnnex B: Resolution unanimously adopted by the 99th Inter-parliamentary Union Conference (Windhoek, 10 April 1998)
View the documentAnnex C: International Guidelines on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights
View the documentAnnex D: About UNAIDS
View the documentANNEX E: About The Inter-Parliamentary Union
View the documentENDNOTES