The guidance document also benefited from feedback received from respondents in 20 countries
to an online, multilingual survey, interviews with 28 key informants, and input from additional reviewers
including the International Association of Prosecutors, HIV Justice Network and Global Network of People
Living with HIV. Some survey respondents, key informants, reviewers and advisory committee members
have positions or institutional affiliations with prosecution services, government departments, courts,
universities, UN agencies or civil society organizations.
Lawmakers historically justify the mobilization of criminal laws on prostitution and HIV as a means of controlling the spread of disease.
Building momentum in global advocacy against HIV criminalisation
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