It is possible to challenge the criminalization of HIV and bring about change. Around the world advocacy groups have had success in bringing about the repeal of discriminatory laws, limiting the damage done by existing measures and have prevented the introduction of new ones.

The links below will take you to pages on the site which explore how criminalization impacts on everyone and what you can do to challenge it.


Why we must act now.

What impact does the media have?

Does criminalization increase stigma related to HIV?

How does criminalization impact on public health?


Real Stories

Media Pack

Build Your Own Campaign

Our Campaign Video Channel

Campaign Tool Kit


Fast facts about HIV criminalization
Successful campaigns from across the globe

Latest News

  • US: HIV Medicine Association calls for repeal of HIV-specific laws
  • Norway: Dissenting Law Commission member, Kim Fangen, 'stands alone'
  • US: Sero Project to present new data on harm of HIV criminalisation to Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA)