The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) website for more information on IPPF's work on criminalization and other priorities here

Edwin J Bernard's Criminal HIV Transmission Blog for up to date news from across the globe here.

The Global Criminalization Scan on the Global Network of People living with HIV (GNP+) website here.

The Global Commission on HIV and the Law website here.

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

The UNAIDS Policy Brief on Criminalization of HIV Transmission here.

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 (including specific comment on criminalization) here.

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

The International AIDS Alliance website for more information in developing countries here.

Learn more about the People Living with HIV Stigma Index 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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