New Report on HIV/AIDS in Africa First to Link Discriminatory Beliefs against Women with Vulnerability to AIDS
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...
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.
Medical Group and Juvenile Justice Advocates Call for an End to the Incarceration of Adolescents in the Adult Criminal System
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?
Senator Durbin and Others Introduce Bold Measure to Tackle Massive Health Worker Shortage in Africa, Fight AIDS
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 ...
Connecticut Health Professionals and International Human Rights Organization Call on State to Remove Youths from Adult Prisons
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.