The ABA Focuses on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights
Tuesday, November 16, 2004 12:55 PM

The American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities recently released its fall issue of Human Rights magazine. Entitled Human Rights and HIV/AIDS: Tied Together," this issue analyzes domestic and international human rights issues surrounding the AIDS pandemic.

The issue also includes a brief history on the ABAs work on HIV/AIDS legal issues and promotes the ABAs official policy urging the U.S. Government to use international human rights law and science-based treatment in connection with developing legislation, policies, programs, and international agreements relating to HIV/AIDS pandemic. Articles within the issue address the challenges regarding HIV/AIDS faced by minority communities, the workplace and in a number of countries such as Russia, India, China, Africa.

The issue is available online at:

Compiled from:  ABA Human Rights Listserv, ABA-SIL Human Rights Committee e-brief, 15 November 2004.