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In 2014, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (“Legal Network”) and the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) began collaborating to produce a series of legal information resources for Indigenous communities living […]
Learning about your HIV-positive status is an important step for your health. But knowing that you are HIV-positive also has other implications in your life — for example, deciding whom to tell about your HIV status.
Knowing your rights and responsibilities when it comes to HIV disclosure, privacy and confidentiality is an important way to protect your privacy.
A history of cultural oppression, the damaging legacy of abuse in residential schools, and ongoing racism and colonialism have contributed to high rates of imprisonment for Indigenous people.
In Canada, Indigenous people experience higher rates of injection drug use and less access to health care than non-Indigenous people.