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Women and HIV

This is a series of four info sheets on the human rights of women living with or vulnerable to HIV in Canada. The titles are:

  1. Women in Prison, HIV and Hepatitis C. Topics in this info sheet include Women in prison: a Canadian snapshot; Facts and figures: Women and the HIV and HCV epidemics behind bars; and Recommendations for policy and law reform. (6 pages)
  2. Women and the Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure. Topics in this info sheet include Facts and figures; Women living with HIV: from "victims" to "sexual offenders"; and Recommendations for policy and law reforms. (8 pages)
  3. Women, Sex Work and HIV. Topics in this info sheet include Women and sex work: a Canadian snapshot; Violence against sex workers; Facts and figures: HIV risks faced by sex workers; Sex work and the law; and Recommendations for policy and law reform. (8 pages)
  4. Women and HIV Testing. Topics in this info sheet include HIV testing for women in Canada; The "three Cs" of HIV testing: grounded in human rights principles; and Facts and figures. (6 pages)
Produced in
2012