Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Criminalize hate, not HIV
IPPF is involved in a number of activities at the conference surrounding this issue, including a satellite session - Policing Sex and Sexuality: The Role of Law in HIV. The session explored the role of the law - including criminal, anti-discrimination, human rights and public health law - and how it can both facilitate and impede national efforts to address HIV.
The speakers highlighted the complexity of the process of translating law into action, the important role of civil society in advocating for promoting health and human rights, and the complicated process needed (that goes beyond the law) to support efforts to effectively achieve universal access and address HIV.