Social and legal issues

The social issues associated with HIV and sexually transmitted diseases can be understood in two ways. Firstly, they might refer to the social determinants of the pandemic and secondly, they relate to the social impact of the pandemic. Ethical questions present some of the most vexing problems associated with HIV infection and sexually transmitted diseases. Ethics cannot be considered in a vacuum. The social context dictates how the principles of ethics are applied and interpreted.

The social issues associated with HIV and sexually transmitted diseases can be understood in two ways. Firstly, they might refer to the social determinants of the pandemic and secondly, they relate to the social impact of the pandemic. Ethical questions present some of the most vexing problems associated with HIV infection and sexually transmitted diseases. Ethics cannot be considered in a vacuum. The social context dictates how the principles of ethics are applied and interpreted.

  • HIV and criminal law
  • Drug policy and policing
  • Confidentiality, consent and medical ethics
  • End-of-life issues
  • Experiences of stigma
  • Discrimination and the law
  • Human rights
  • Combatting stigma
  • History of HIV and AIDS
  • People and personal stories
  • Finding support

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