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Punitive Laws, Human Rights and HIV Prevention among Men who have Sex with Men in Asia Pacific: High Level Dialogue Report
Regional HIV & Development Programme for Asia & the Pacific, UNDP Asia Pacific Regional Centre, Bangkok, May 2010, 52 pp
Url HLDreportonMSMandHIV-May17HK.pdf

"We would like to gratefully acknowledge the contribution and dedication of the Dialogue panelists: Hon. Michael Kirby; Hon. Ajit Prakash Shah; Hon. Dame Carol Kidu, Minister for Community Development, Papua New Guinea; Shivananda Khan, OBE, Chairperson, APCOM; Dr. Mandeep Dhaliwal, Team Leader, Human Rights, Gender and Sexual Diversity, HIV Group, Bureau of Development Policy, UNDP, New York, UNDP and John Godwin."


"The aim of this publication is to draw high level policy attention of governments, donors, academia, human rights bodies and other stakeholders to the issues associated with the impact of punitive laws and human rights abuses on effective HIV responses among men who have sex with men and transgender persons in Asia Pacific. These issues were highlighted as key findings in the forthcoming UNDP, APCOM report “Legal environments, human rights and HIV responses among MSM and transgender people in Asia and the Pacific: An agenda for action”."

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