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Human Rights Watch: The Role of Human Rights in Preventing the Spread of HIV/AIDS

Author: Joseph Amon
January 1, 2006


Many of the human rights abuses that most increase HIV risk—violence and discrimination against women and marginalized populations as well as people living with HIV/AIDS, harassment and imprisonment without due process of outreach workers and at-risk populations seeking HIV/AIDS information or services, and censorship of health information—are abuses of civil and political rights.

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The United Nations and Global Human Rights

Speaker: Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al-Hussein
Presider: Warren M. Hoge

Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein shares his reflections on the status of human rights across the world.