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The criminalisation of HIV transmission in Australia: legality, morality and reality

This monograph addresses the issue of criminal prosecution of people who transmit HIV in Australia. It examines the legal, moral and ethical justification for laws criminalising HIV transmission and the impacts of criminalisation on people with HIV. Access the document here.

Produced by the National Association of People With HIV of Australia (NAPWA).

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