For more information on the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) visit the website here

Visit Edwin J Bernard's Leading Blog on criminalization for up to date news from across the globe here.

Learn more about the People living with HIV Stigma Index here.  

Visit the website of the Global Network of People living with HIV (GNP+) here.

Find out more about the UNDP led Global Commission on HIV and the Law here.

Visit the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) website for more on the global perspective here.

Read the report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health on Criminalization here.

Visit Avert's webpages which outline further information on criminal transmission of HIV here

Read more on criminalization of HIV transmission on NAM's website here.

For more information on criminalization approaches in developing countries visit The International AIDS Alliance website here.


AIDS Legal Network (South Africa)
AIDS Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA)


American Civil Liberties Union –AIDS Project

Center for HIV Law and Policy
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network 

Gestos (Brazil)

Asia and the Pacific

Asia Pacific Network of People Living with HIV APN+
Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO)
Lawyers Collective (India)
National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS Australia
Naz Foundation (India)


African HIV Policy Network (UK)
European Legal Database on Drugs
National AIDS Trust (UK)
Terence Higgins Trust (UK)


Amnesty International
The ATHENA Network
Human Rights Watch (HRW)
Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD)
International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW)
Open Society Institute (OSI)
Panos Global AIDS Programme
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
World AIDS Campaign                                                                                                                             AIDSLEX



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