News from the Global South

Standing Up for the Filipino Male

, 4/11/2005

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.

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A Population Policy at Last?

, 4/5/2005 - Manila, The Phillipines, April 5, 2005 This article explores the debate around the Ligtas Buntis Act (Safe Pregnancy Act) being debated in The Philippines.

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India Plans Law to Stop Discrimination Against AIDS

, 4/4/2005

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.

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India Bans Generic AIDS Drugs

, 4/3/2005

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.

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SC notice to Centre, Delhi Govt on Sec 377 of IPC

, 4/1/2005

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.

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