Bringing Science to Justice

A ‘Five-Year Impact Report: Bringing Science to Justice’ concludes that the Expert Consensus Statement on the Science of HIV in the Context of Criminal Law remains relevant, accurate and extremely useful.

The Expert Consensus Statement was the result of a partnership comprising the International AIDS Society (IAS), International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC), the Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS) and the HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE (HJWW) coalition.

Although ending HIV criminalisation cannot rely on science alone, the statement can help limit unjust prosecutions while we work to end the HIV-related stigma, discrimination and structural inequalities that drive criminalisation.

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