Publication Topics Archives: Income security

Where reason fears to tread: ongoing HIV ignorance and discrimination in criminal and civil settings in the United States – HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 16

This article was commissioned in advance of the XIX International AIDS Conference – to be held in July 2012 in the U.S. for the first time since 1990 – to provide an overview of the current disconnect between evidence and law in the U.S. and to discuss how best to address them.

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HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 16 – May 2012

FEATURES – TREATMENT AS PREVENTION: ASSESSING THE HUMAN RIGHTS AND ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS Human rights in an era of treatment as prevention The ethical implications of “treatment as prevention” in the United States British Columbia’s “seek and treat” strategy: a cautionary tale on privacy rights and informed consent for HIV testing CANADIAN DEVELOPMENTS Federal government’s omnibus […]

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HIV, Disability and Human Rights – Opportunities offered by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

There are many links between HIV and (other) disabilities. As a result, there are growing calls for partnership between HIV activists and disability activists in responding to human rights concerns, including discrimination. Related Publications VIH, Discapacidad y Derechos Humanos: Oportunidades que Ofrece la Convención de las Naciones Unidas sobre los Derechos de las Personas con […]

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Annual Report 2005-2006

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Income Security for people living with HIV/AIDS in Canada

This is a series of six info sheets on the disability income and other benefit programs people living with HIV/AIDS in Canada rely upon: HIV/AIDS and income insecurity Employment Insurance sickness benefit Long-term disability insurance Canada and Quebec Pension Plan disability benefit Provincial and territorial social assistance Overcoming the barriers to income security: recommendations for […]

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Support for survival: barriers to income security for people living with HIV/AIDS and directions for reform

With this report, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network seeks to contribute to the informed development of the laws, policies and programs people living with HIV/AIDS in Canada rely upon to provide them with income security when they are unable to meet their income needs through paid work. This goal is achieved in two ways. First, […]

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HIV/AIDS Policy and Law Review 10(2) August 2005

FEATURES The criminalization of HIV transmission in England and Wales: questions of law and policy CANADIAN DEVELOPMENTS HIV disclosure no longer required on application form for temporary resident visa Safer tattooing piloted in six federal prisons Ottawa: City Council approves distribution of crack kits Bill to export generic drugs comes into force Recommendations published concerning […]

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Canadians Living with Episodic Disabilities Call for Reform to Benefit Programs

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Statement of Common Agenda on Disability, Full Participation and Work

We call upon the federal and provincial governments and private insurance companies to work with each other and with people living with disabilities to bring about long-overdue reform.

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HIV/AIDS Policy and Law Review 9(3) December 2004

FEATURES Still underground: searching for progress in realizing the human rights of women in prostitution Steps forward, backward, and sideways: Canada’s bill on exporting generic pharmaceuticals EDITORIAL High time to vastly scale up action on human rights CANADIAN NEWS Ontario: Police disclose HIV status of accused under Police Services Act BC: Campaign launched to protect […]

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