Posts Tagged: HIV

Torres-Ruiz, Antonio. “HIV/AIDS AND SEXUAL MINORITIES IN MEXICO: A Globalized Struggle for the Protection of Human Rights.” Latin American Research Review 46, no. 1 (2011): 30-53.

An activist holds a rainbow flag during a protest by the LGBT community against violence against transgenders outside Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City, Mexico, November 13, 2016. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Torres-Ruiz, Antonio. “HIV/AIDS AND SEXUAL MINORITIES IN MEXICO: A Globalized Struggle for the Protection of Human Rights.” Latin American Research Review 46, no. 1 (2011): 30-53.

An activist holds a rainbow flag during a protest by the LGBT community against violence against transgenders outside Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City, Mexico, November 13, 2016. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Holy Politics: Exploring Catholicism, Dictatorship and Women’s Rights in Chile

A Brief Introduction Chile, a country that prides itself on their democracy and vibrant economy has tried to move past the dark history that brings to mind stories of torture and violence. For almost two decade Chile suffered a period

Holy Politics: Exploring Catholicism, Dictatorship and Women’s Rights in Chile

A Brief Introduction Chile, a country that prides itself on their democracy and vibrant economy has tried to move past the dark history that brings to mind stories of torture and violence. For almost two decade Chile suffered a period

Nair, Pooja. “Litigating against the Forced Sterilization of HIV-Positive Women: Recent Developments in Chile and Namibia.” Harvard Human Rights Journal 23, no. 1 (Spring2010 2010): 223-231. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 17, 2015).

This article discusses the forced sterilization of women in Chile and Namibia who are HIV positive. The sterilizations are used to prevent the spread of the disease from mothers who are infected. The author argues that while the use of

Nair, Pooja. “Litigating against the Forced Sterilization of HIV-Positive Women: Recent Developments in Chile and Namibia.” Harvard Human Rights Journal 23, no. 1 (Spring2010 2010): 223-231. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 17, 2015).

This article discusses the forced sterilization of women in Chile and Namibia who are HIV positive. The sterilizations are used to prevent the spread of the disease from mothers who are infected. The author argues that while the use of

Against Her Will: Forced and Coerced Sterilization of Women Worldwide (chile)

Forced sterilization occurs when the individual is sterilized without their consent or the ability to provide consent. Unlike forced sterilization, coerced sterilization occurs when incentives, misinformation or intimidation tactics compel an individual to undergo the procedure, therefore the are given

Against Her Will: Forced and Coerced Sterilization of Women Worldwide (chile)

Forced sterilization occurs when the individual is sterilized without their consent or the ability to provide consent. Unlike forced sterilization, coerced sterilization occurs when incentives, misinformation or intimidation tactics compel an individual to undergo the procedure, therefore the are given