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Programming HIV/AIDS: a human rights approach – A tool for international development and community-based organizations responding to HIV/AIDS (Canadian version)

The tool was prepared with reference to Government of Canada policies and practices, and the primary audience is program staff in Canada in non-governmental development organizations community based AIDS organizations the private sector who prepare funding proposals, and manage and evaluate projects or programs, which address HIV/AIDS and related issues in developing countries and countries […]

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Stories of Community Mobilization

This report presents seven stories of community mobilization. They include: Improving Relations Between the GLBT Community and the Ottawa Police; Fighting to Keep Disability Benefits in Ontario; Addressing Barriers that Put Women in B.C. at Risk; Building a Sense of Connection, Belonging, and Esteem through the International Two-Spirit Gathering Movement; Fighting for a Supervised Injection […]

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HIV/AIDS Policy and Law Review 8(1) April 2003

FEATURES The UNGASS Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS: One Year Later The UNGASS Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS: A Review of Legislation in Six Southern African Countries CANADIAN NEWS Mandatory HIV Testing Used to Bar Potential Immigrants Troubled Times for Canada’s Medical Marijuana Program House of Commons Committee Holds Hearings on AIDS Survey Reveals Human […]

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HIV/AIDS Policy and Law Review 7(1) July 2002

FEATURES HIV Vaccines: Current Challenges and Future Directions Drug Policy in Canada – The Way Forward HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination – The Epidemic Continues HIV/AIDS in Prisons: More New Developments HIV Vaccines in Canada: Legal and Ethical Issues – An Overview CANADIAN NEWS New Immigration Law Comes into Effect As Regulations Finalized Government Delays Release […]

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HIV/AIDS Policy and Law Review 6(3) March 2002

FEATURES Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission: Landmark Decision by South African Court Compulsory HIV Testing after an Occupational Exposure Establishing Safe Injection Facilities in Canada: Legal and Ethical Issues Report on Complementary/Alternative Health Care and HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS in Prisons: New Developments CANADIAN NEWS Concerns Raised about New Immigration Rules Physicians Dislike New Medical Marijuana Regulations Blood Donor […]

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Canada’s Response to HIV/AIDS Falling Short Domestically and Internationally

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HIV/AIDS Policy and Law Review 5(2-3) Spring/Summer 2000

FEATURES Supreme Court rules on disability discrimination HIV/AIDS and the Law: New challenges HIV/AIDS IN CANADIAN COURTS Medical treatment of children with HIV/AIDS Court rejects appeal for safe supply of medical marijuana Appeals heard on both medical and non-medical marijuana BC Appellate Court dismisses insurance appeal Man with HIV gets reprieve from deportation Discrimination in […]

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HIV/AIDS Policy and Law Review 5(1) Fall/Winter 1999

FEATURES HIV Testing and Treatment of Children HIV/AIDS and Children’s Rights HIV/AIDS IN CANADIAN COURTS BC Human Rights Tribunal Rules on Discrimination by London Life AIDS Organizations Denied Leave to Intervene in Insurance Case No Removal of HIV-Positive Man for Marijuana Conviction Criminalization of Assisted Suicide Challenge No Duty to Preserve Benefits for Employee with […]

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HIV/AIDS Policy and Law Review 4(2-3) Spring 1999

FEATURES Supreme Court Rules in R v Cuerrier Legal, Ethical, and Human Rights Issues at Geneva98 CANADIAN NEWS Legal, Ethical, and Human Rights Issues Raised by HIV/AIDS: A Plan for 1999–2003 HIV/AIDS IN CANADIAN COURTS HIV/AIDS in Canadian Courts in 1998: An Overview Québec Court of Appeal Rules on the Constitutionality of Law on Anal […]

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HIV/AIDS and Discrimination: A Discussion Paper

The Discussion Paper reviews: definitions of discrimination that are current in Canada and internationally; the nature of stigma, discrimination, and vulnerability in the context of the HIV epidemic; stigma and discrimination that people with HIV/AIDS currently experience in their families and communities, at work, in housing, in health care settings, in obtaining insurance coverage or […]

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