News from the Global South
Standing Up for the Filipino Male
Inquirer News Service - Manila, the Phillipines, April 11, 2005 This article talks about new research that looks at the Filipino male as a social and sexual being and aims to emphasize the positive characteristics of Filipino men with regard to sexual health.
A Population Policy at Last?
Malaya.com - Manila, The Phillipines, April 5, 2005 This article explores the debate around the Ligtas Buntis Act (Safe Pregnancy Act) being debated in The Philippines.
India Plans Law to Stop Discrimination Against AIDS
Reuters - New Delhi, India, April 4, 2005 India, which has the world's second largest HIV/AIDS population, plans to introduce a law to stop discrimination against people infected with the virus.
India Bans Generic AIDS Drugs
Cape Argus - Cape Town, South Africa, April 3, 2005 The future of affordable drugs for the millions of people infected with HIV/Aids has been dealt a terrible blow with the introduction of laws prohibiting the manufacture of certain generic anti-retroviral drugs.
SC notice to Centre, Delhi Govt on Sec 377 of IPC
Press Trust of India - New Delhi, India, April 1, 2005 The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and the Delhi April 1: Government on a petition filed by an NGO seeking scrapping of Section 377 of Indian Penal Code, which prohibits homosexuality.