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PUBLICATIONS - AIDS LAW UNIT (ALU)

Prisoner Rights
Understanding Prisoner Rights was released in 2008. Download PDF

The following PDF documents are downloadable for free.

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENT

Namibian HIV/AIDS Charter of Rights
[2000]
This Charter is the product of a consultative process involving government ministries, representatives of commerce and industry, NGOs, AIDS service organisations, trade unions, churches, the medical and nursing profession and people living with HIV/AIDS. It was launched by the Minister of Health and Social Services on 1 December 2000.

WILLWRITING

Your guide on how to write a will (2008)
This manual contains information on wills and inheritance. It has been developed as a tool to educate the reader on the importance of writing a will as well as on the procedure to follow in writing a valid will.

Training manual for trainers on will writing and inheritance in Namibia(2001)
This manual contains information on wills and inheritance. It has been developed as a tool for training on the importance of writing a will as well as on the procedure to follow on writng a valid will.

Wills and inheritance pamphlet

COMICS

Careproviders: Know your rights (2012)
Those taking care of the sick and vulnerable need some help too. This comic is a start on some simple advice.

More information on this issue is available in the following 3 Government publications:
1 Community-based Health Care Policy, and a version including roles
2 National Community Home-based Care Standards and
3 Guidelines for Implementing National Policy on Community-based Health Care

Afraid no more (2012)
The Child Witness Protection Programme is a project of the Legal Assitance Centre's AIDS Law Unit in partnership with Lifeline/Childline and Peace Centre. This comic was developed by ALU and is available in English, Afrikaans, Rukwangali and Oshiwambo

RESEARCH REPORTS

They have that heart: Male involvement in community and home-based care in Namibia [2012]
VSO Raisa commissioned this study in the light of the numerous surveys conducted in other SADC countries on the issue of male involvement in community and home-based care.

Caring for the care providers
by Tricia Bautista and Katherine Richards from NANASO [2012]
Another VSO commissioned study: Namibia had formulated a comprehensive, detailed policy relating to community and home-based care, becoming the first nation in the SADC region to formally address care providersí needs through a range of policy documents.
Here the report.

Realisation of the Right to Adequate Housing for People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nambia [2007]
People living with HIV/AIDS are faced with a lot of challenges, especially those who are poor due to lack of jobs and other socio-economic factors. One of the main challenges is inadequate housing or shelter.

Human Rights and HIV/AIDS: Now More Than Ever [2007]
25 years into the global AIDS epidemic a promise made by world leaders of "human rights and fundamental freedom for all" remains missing in the fight against AIDS. Learn 10 reasons why, now more than ever, human rights should occupy the centre of the global AIDS struggle.

ARTICLES

Sex in Jails: Fact Not Fiction [2007]

EDUCATION & TRAINING MATERIAL

Understand Prisoners' Rights [2008]
Prisoners are human being and as such they retain their rights even when in prison. This training manual explains that prisoners have the right to human dignity in all circumstances irrespective of the type of crime he committed.

HIV in the Workplace
In this booklet people living with HIV or AIDS can find out how to stand up for their rights at work and how different laws and policies protect people living with HIV or AIDS from discrimination.
There is a new version out this year. HIV / Aids in the Worplace

Poster 1, Poster 2, Poster 3
As part of the treatment literacy campaign, this won the designers, DV8, a Gecko Award.

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