26 May 2020

‘Global Criminalisation Scan’ now ‘Global HIV Criminalisation Database’

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The Global Criminalisation Scan website has been revamped and taken over by our expert and trusted partners at the HIV Justice Network. The new Global Criminalisation Database provides the latest data on HIV criminalisation laws globally”

Read Press Release below:

Today, we are delighted to announce a new version of the HIV Justice Network (HJN) website, www.hivjustice.net.

The centrepiece of the new website is the Global HIV Criminalisation Database, which comprises three separate but interrelated databases:

  • Laws and Analyses – a new portal providing updated information and analysis of HIV criminalisation laws previously collated by GNP+ as part of the Global Criminalisation Scan;
  • Cases – a regularly updated searchable global database of reported HIV criminalisation cases; and
  • Organisations – a new directory of organisations around the world actively working against HIV criminalisation.

Each section of the Database also features an interactive search tool and global map providing a visual account of where different kinds of laws are used, where various types of cases have been reported, and where organisations operate.

“We hope this new, improved version of our website will continue to be an essential source of up-to-date information for individuals and organisations advocating against HIV criminalisation around the world. We would especially like to acknowledge GNP+’s tremendous work developing and promoting their Global Criminalisation Scan, and take seriously our responsibility as custodians of global HIV criminalisation data moving forward” – Edwin J Bernard, HJN’s Executive Director.

Read the full press release at: https://www.hivjustice.net/news/global-hiv-criminalisation-database-launched-today/

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