Collection of Statements from Leading Organizations Urging an End to the Criminalization of HIV and Other Diseases

Community/NGO Statements & Resolutions

The following statements call for an end to the use of the criminal law to target the conduct of people living with HIV and other diseases, and reflect the growing consensus among medical experts, public health officials, and policy makers that criminalization of HIV and other diseases institutionalizes and promotes HIV stigma.

For additional information see The Center for HIV Law and Policy’s compilation: Selected Policy Statements and Support for Decriminalization in the United States.