Criminalization of HIV transmission is an ineffective tool for combating AIDS and a costly distraction from programmes that we know work--programmes such as effective prevention, protection against discrimination, reducing stigma, empowering women and providing access to testing and treatment. In this article, which is based on a plenary presentation by Edwin Cameron, the authors advance ten reasons why criminalization is poor public health policy.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||HIV/AIDS policy & law review / Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2008|
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