Advancing Human Rights in the AIDS Response  THAE03

Organiser:
Type:
Oral Abstract Session Back
Venue: SR 3 (550)
Interpretation: None
Time: 16:30 - 18:00, 07.08.2008
Code: THAE03
Co-Chairs: Andrew Paul Hunter, Thailand
Ralf Jürgens, Canada




Presentations in this session:

16:30
THAE0301
Topic overview
Ralf Jürgens, Canada


16:40
THAE0302
Abstract
The now more than ever declaration: defining and taking action on AIDS and human rights
Presented by Jonathan Cohen, United States
R. Jurgens1, J. Cohen2
1Consultant, Milles-Isles, Canada, 2Open Society Institute, Public Health Program - Law and Health Initiative, New York, United States


16:55
THAE0303
Abstract
Human rights and HIV/AIDS: legislation, policy and practise in five Central American countries
Presented by Diego Postigo Otero, Panama
G. Verdejo1, M.D. Pérez-Rosales2, J. Vásquez3, M. Maddaleno4, D. Postigo Otero1
1Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization, Representation in Panama, Panama, Panama, 2Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization, HIV/AIDS Unit, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 3Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization, Human Rights Unit, Washington, United States, 4Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization, Adolescent Health Unit, Washington, United States


17:10
THAE0304
Abstract
Sex workers´ experience of police raids and violence in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CEE/CA): implications for HIV transmission
Presented by Anna-Louise Crago, Hungary
A.-L. Crago1, A. Rakhmetova1, M. Karadafov2, S. Islamova3, I. Maslova4, Sex Workers' Advocacy Network of Central Eastern Europe and Central Asia (SWAN)
1Sex Workers' Advocacy Network of CEE/CA, Budapest, Hungary, 2HOPS and STAR, Skopje, Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of, 3Tais Plus, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 4Humanitarian Action and Club Silver Rose, Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation


17:25
THAE0305
Abstract
HIV disclosure laws within a criminalized sex industry: the failure of prevention strategies and policy to protect the basic human rights of sex workers
Presented by Kate Shannon, Canada
M. Montaner1, K. Pacey1, L. Pelltier2, M. Tyndall3, K. Shannon3
1Pivot Legal Society, Vancouver, Canada, 2Maka Project, Sex Workers United Against Violence (SWUAV), Vancouver, Canada, 3Maka Project, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada


17:40
THAE0306
Abstract
Rape, sexual assault, domestic violence and HIV: promoting women's rights through legislation
Presented by Richard Pearshouse, Canada
R. Pearshouse, R. Elliott, J. Csete, A. Klein, A. Symington, S. Chu
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, Toronto, Canada








   

   

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