Expert Opinion

Around the world a growing number of experts in HIV, law and human rights and public health are expressing concerns about the impact of criminalization.

Developing an international dialogue and leadership on the issue is essential if the movement towards prosecutions is to be stopped and the harm that criminallization can cause reduced.

This section details perspectives from leading experts around the world.


Read Edwin J Bernard's leading criminalization Blog
Read the Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health









Fast facts about HIV criminalization

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)