Good News from Senegal Buoys Push for Decriminalization of Homosexuality

On Monday, the Court of Appeals in Dakar, Senegal, took an encouraging but surprising decision to overturn the convictions of “same-sex” conduct for nine men arrested in December 2008 and sentenced to eight years in prison earlier this year. While we celebrate the court’s order to release these men who were wrongly detained, this…

Beyond Denial and Discomfort: Rights for Women with HIV

Among the many formal meetings at the Commission on the Status of Women that take place inside the United Nations, there are a whole bunch of side meetings. The International Women’s Health Coalition co-sponsored a panel called “Beyond Denial and Discomfort: Securing the Rights and Health of Women and Youth, including those Who Live…