Criminalising Homosexual Behaviour: Human Rights Violation and Obstacle to Effective HIV/AIDS Prevention (ORAL ABSTRACT SESSION)

Published: July 20, 2010

Criminalising Homosexual Behaviour: Human Rights Violation and Obstacle to Effective HIV/AIDS Prevention

(ORAL ABSTRACT SESSION – Please click on available links to view original abstract and/or Powerpoint slides with audios)

Presentations in this session:

11:00
TUAF0201

Using the international right to health as an advocacy tool for the repeal of laws which criminalise men who have sex with men (MSM)
Presented by David Scamell, United Kingdom
D. Scamell
University of Essex, School of Law/ Human Rights Centre, Colchester, United Kingdom
Abstract
Powerpoint Slides with audio   

11:15
TUAF0202

The Africagay against AIDS charter: the beginning of an African movement
Presented by Jeanne Gapiya, Burundi
G. Kanuma1, A. Manganella2, O. Amri3, L. Douat4, M. Niang5, S. Simonpietri3, M. Bourrelly6, J. Gapiya7
1ANSS, MSM Programme, Bujumbura, Burundi, 2AIDES, Advocacy, Pantin cedex, France, 3AIDES Nationale, International Programmes, Pantin, France, 4Ruban Rouge, MSM Programme, Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire, 5Association Yeewu Yeete, Mbour, Senegal, 6AIDES Nationale, Pantin, France, 7ANSS, Bujumbura, Burundi
Abstract
Powerpoint Slides with audio   

11:30
TUAF0203

You can enjoy human rights as long as you are not gay, a sex worker, prisoner or an injecting drug user
Presented by Felicita Hikuam, Namibia
M. Clayton, F. Hikuam
AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa, Windhoek, Namibia
Abstract
(Slide not available as of 7-Sept-2010)

11:45
TUAF0204

LGBTQ human rights and HIV / STI prevention: combining HIV / STI prevention with human rights activism and community empowerment in seven post-Soviet countries
Presented by Yuri De Boer, Netherlands
Y. De Boer
COC Nederland, International, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Abstract
Powerpoint Slides with audio   

12:00
TUAF0205

Laws affecting HIV responses among MSM and transgender people in Asia and the Pacific: a consultative study
Presented by John Godwin, Australia
J. Godwin1, E. Settle2, S. Khan3
1Consultant, Sydney, Australia, 2UN Development Programme, Bangkok, Thailand, 3Asia Pacific Coalition on Male Sexual Health, Lucknow, India
Abstract
Powerpoint Slides with audio   

 

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