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New Report on HIV/AIDS in Africa First to Link Discriminatory Beliefs against Women with Vulnerability to AIDS

05/25/2007

A landmark study released today by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) connects widespread discriminatory views against women in Botswana and Swaziland to sexual risk-taking and, in turn, to extremely high HIV prevalence...

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PHR and 45 Groups Call on UN General Assembly to Keep Belarus Off UN Human Rights Council

05/09/2007

Physicians for Human Rights and more than 45 NGOs have sent a letter to members of the UN General Assembly calling on them to vote against admitting Belarus as a new member of the UN Human Rights Council.

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Medical Group and Juvenile Justice Advocates Call for an End to the Incarceration of Adolescents in the Adult Criminal System

03/21/2007

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) and juvenile justice advocates called today for an end to the prosecution, sentencing and incarceration of youth in the US adult criminal justice system?

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Senator Durbin and Others Introduce Bold Measure to Tackle Massive Health Worker Shortage in Africa, Fight AIDS

03/07/2007

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) applauds today's Senate introduction of the African Health Capacity Investment Act of 2007, a bipartisan plan introduced by Senator Richard Durbin that would supply $600 million over three years to stem the flood of doctors and nurses out of African countries ...

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Connecticut Health Professionals and International Human Rights Organization Call on State to Remove Youths from Adult Prisons

01/30/2007

Seven Connecticut health associations and the Nobel Prize-winning organization Physicians for Human Rights gathered at the state Capitol today to urge Connecticut to remove youth from the adult criminal justice system.

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