PLoS ONE ,14(2): e0212268. Abstract Introduction We conducted a detailed analysis of trends in new HIV diagnoses in Australia by country of birth, to understand any changes in epidemiology, relationship to migration patterns and implications for public health programs. Methods Poisson regression analyses were performed, comparing the age-standardised HIV diagnosis rates per 100,000 estimated...
One in four people say those in same-sex relationships ‘should be charged as criminals’
The Guardian, 1st November 2017 More than one in four people across the world think people engaging in same-sex relationships should be charged as criminals, according to a new survey of 77 countries and territories. However, there were major divisions in attitudes towards the criminalisation of those engaging in same-sex relationships when broken down across regions, the 2017 Ilga-Riwi global...
Risk of catching Zika virus through sexual transmission far higher than thought, WHO says
ABC radio,Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:35:47
The World Health Organization (WHO) says it appears the risk of catching the mosquito-borne Zika virus through sexual transmission is far higher than thought.
And the complications for unborn babies are far broader than previously feared.
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Abortion rights around the world – interactive
The Guardian, Wednesday 1 October 2014 19.43 EST Continent-wide summaries and country-by-country breakdowns of abortion rights, including where the procedure is permitted and for what reasons – to save a woman’s life, to preserve her health, after rape or incest, for economic or social reasons or on request. Discover the six states in the world that do not permit abortion under any...
Rights body mulls forced sterilization of HIV-positive woman
Reuters, Tue Sep 30, 2014 6:22pm EDT
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will consider its first case of forced sterilization of a person living with HIV in Latin America, a rights group has said.
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