Aziza Ahmed is Associate Professor of Law at Northeastern University School of Law. She has worked as Project Manager/Research Associate at the Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard University. She was a Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellow with the International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS where she helped to launch a project on the forced and coerced sterilization of HIV positive women in Namibia.
Preventing HIV: the decriminalisation of sex work
A new bill, together with moves by some police departments in American cities to end the use of condoms as evidence...
Are hospitals safe for women living with HIV?
There is no shortage of documentation regarding the struggle of women living with HIV to access basic care, support,...
Sterilisation: the fight for bodily integrity
Accessing justice has been a long process for the sterilized HIV positive women whose cases are being heard before a...
A focus on sex workers
The attitude that we can ' rescue' sex workers has led to provisions in anti-trafficking and anti-prostitution laws...
Is evidence all it will take?
Rights Here, Right Now, Rights Maybe?