Questionnaire on Human Rights Challenges and Responses in the Context of HIV and AIDS

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This report about the human rights of sex workers in the United States was submitted under the following process. Human Rights Council resolution 12/27 "The promotion and protection of human rights in the context of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)", requested the Secretary General to prepare "an analytical study based on comments from Governments, United Nations organs, programmes and specialised agencies, particularly the Joint United Nations Programmes on HIV/AIDS and its co-sponsor agencies, in cooperation with relevant bodies of the United Nations system, including the Office of the High Commissioner and international and non-governmental organisation, on the steps taken to promote and implement programmes to address HIV/AIDS-related human rights".

Questions are as follows:

  1. General. Are human rights, including but not limited to the rights to non-discrimination, privacy, health, education and information, explicitly incorporated in your existing national plan or national strategy on HIV and AIDS? Please cite the relevant text.
  2. Challenges: main human rights challenges in the realisation of universal access to HIV
  3. prevention, treatment, care and support
  4. Response
  5. Achievements

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