March 9, 2011

Rights at Risk:

State Response to HIV in Mississippi

Map of Mississippi
I. Executive Summary
II. Recommendations
To the State of Mississippi
To the United States Government
To the United Nations
III. Methodology
IV. Background
HIV/AIDS in Mississippi
V. Findings
Living with HIV/AIDS in Mississippi
Failure to Invest in Programs for People Living with HIV/AIDS
Denial of Comprehensive Sex and HIV/AIDS Information in Schools
State-Sponsored Homophobia
Use of the Criminal Law to Address HIV
Public Health Practices That Undermine Human Rights
VI. Human Rights Obligations
VII. Conclusion
VIII. Acknowledgements
Appendix