HIV is not a Crime

People living with HIV continue to be charged with aggravated sexual assault — one of the most serious offences in Canada’s Criminal Code — even where there is no intent to cause harm, no transmission occurs and the risks of transmission are negligible if not zero. Canada’s Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada has denounced the overly broad use of the criminal law in Canada, acknowledging that “the over-criminalization of HIV non-disclosure discourages many individuals from being tested and seeking treatment, and further stigmatizes those living with HIV or AIDS.” So why does Ontario continue to unjustly prosecute people living with HIV?

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HIV is not a Crime
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