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Global Commission on Hiv and the Law

A Legal Remedy?

Shereen El Feki | Posted 09.23.2012 | World
Shereen El Feki

Diverse laws, across multiple legal systems, have one thing in common: by punishing those who have HIV, or the practices that may put them on the frontlines of infection, they only serve to drive people further away from disclosure, testing and treatment -- fuelling, not fighting, the global epidemic.