The new agency UN WOMEN must play an active role in the standardization of laws and policies at the global and national level where their incongruence has negative and often criminal consequences for the health and lives of women and girls. This article focuses in on three such examples: opt-out testing for HIV, criminalization of vertical transmission, and the new World Health Organization guidelines on breastfeeding.
Feminism, United Nations, vertical transmission, criminalization, USAID
UN Women, HIV (Viruses), Breastfeeding, Women, Standardization - Law and legislation
Criminal Law | Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Women
Yale Law School
6 Yale Journal of International Affairs 32 (2011).
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