Members from WLA and WOJAM are participating in the 22nd International AIDS Conference #AIDS2018 being held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from 23-27 July 2018.  See some highlights of our participation below:

22 July Global Dialogue: HIV, Rights and Law in the Era of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Hall 11a, RAI Amsterdam


10:00 – 11:45, Hon. Justice Zione Ntaba (WOJAM)

New and emerging issues in HIV-related science and the lessons for HIV and the law

23 July Satellite Session on “Results and Successes of the GF Africa Regional HIV Grant-Removing Legal Barriers” 12:30-2:30pm

E105-108, RAI Amsterdam


12:30 – 2:30, Hon. Justice Zione Ntaba (WOJAM)

Linking the Africa Regional Judges Forum experience to redress of human rights violations of Key Populations

Beyond Blame: Challenging HIV Criminalisation

HIV Justice Network

De Balie Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10, 1017 Amsterdam

Tweet any comments or questions using the hashtag #BeyondBlame2018

12:10 – 1:00, Sarai Chisala-Tempelhoff (WLA)

‘Women and HIV criminalisation: Feminist perspectives’

Session will be live streamed to HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE’s YouTube channel:


2:00 – 3:30, Sarai Chisala-Tempelhoff (WLA)

Breakout Session, Workshop on Legal Strategies


24 July Poster Exhibitions


Poster Exhibition area, Hall 1

RAI Amsterdam


12:30-14:30, Annabel Raw, SALC

My body my right! The power of women’s advocacy in defeating HIV criminalisation in Malawi’s HIV Bill


25 July Press Conference: JIAS expert consensus statement on HIV Criminalization

Press Conference Room 2, Room G109, RAI Amsterdam


2:30 – 3:15, Sarai Chisala-Tempelhoff (WLA)

Expert Consensus Statement on HIV in the Context of Criminal Law

IAS Facebook Live: AIDS2018Live!

Booth #108 (Exhibition) RAI Amsterdam


16:00 – 16:30, Sarai Chisala-Tempelhoff (WLA)

#HIVIsNotACrime: Reaching consensus to drive action

The live-streaming of those sessions as well as the archived recordings will be available online:

26 July AIDS-Free World’s Legal Consultation Center

Global Village, Booth 648


9:00 – 11:00, Sarai Chisala-Tempelhoff (WLA)

Health Rights Lawyer Consultation


WLA & WOJAM participation in #AIDS2018 was supported by HIV Justice Network & UNDP

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