HIV/AIDS and the International Human Rights Treaty Bodies, 2005-2010

Published: June 1, 2010

An essential component of effective responses to HIV and AIDS is human rights protection and promotion. Therefore the international human rights monitoring procedures can be helpful in strengthening national responses to HIV.  One of the main monitoring procedures are the international human rights treaty bodies that monitor the implementation of the human rights conventions. Their recommendations can play an important role for state accountability and in guiding programming on HIV-related human rights. The objective of this document is to present and analyse all references made to HIV/AIDS by the treaty bodies from 2005 until 2010

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