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What is WATCH? About the project, women, and the criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure in Canada.

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Events facilitated, hosted, or promoted by WATCH.

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The WATCH team members.

WATCH is a research study about women, HIV, and justice!

Women, ART and the Criminalization of HIV (WATCH) is a community-based research project that will examine how the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure is understood and experienced by women living with HIV across Canada. The WATCH team will also examine how the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure impacts women’s social and sexual relationships, and their interactions with legal, health and social service providers.

WATCH Co-PI Marvelous Muchenje Awarded 2017 MAPS Award

WATCH Co-PI Marvelous Muchenje was the recipient of this year's McMaster Association of Part-time studies (MAPS) Centennial Award. Congratulations Marvelous!

Nov 20, 2017

Watch HIV News: 'Criminalization of HIV non-disclosure a bigger burden on women, advocates say' - Saara Greene

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the consent someone gives to sexual activity can be considered null and void if a partner fails to disclose, or lies about, his or her HIV status

Jan 15, 2017

WATCH HIV News: NOW Toronto: HIV disclosure double jeopardy

Ontario Working Group on Criminal Law and HIV Exposure calls for an immediate moratorium on all prosecutions in cases of HIV non-disclosure

Jan 12, 2017

Affiliated Organizations

Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network

Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network

The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN)

BC Women's Hospital and Health Care

BC Women's Hospital and Health Care

BC Women’s is devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns and families.

the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

Defending the rights of people affected by HIV, from women, newcomers, and gay men, to prisoners, people who use drugs, sex workers, and men who have sex with men.

CIHR

CIHR

the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) supports excellence across all four pillars of health research: biomedical; clinical; health systems services; and population health.

Regina Qu’Appelle

Regina Qu’Appelle

Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region provides tertiary care to residents of Saskatchewan in two provincial hospitals - Regina General Hospital and the Pasqua Hospital.

Saskatoon Health Region

Saskatoon Health Region

Saskatoon Health Region improve health through excellence and innovation in service, education and research, building on the strengths of our people and partnerships.

Saskatchewan Prevention Institute

Saskatchewan Prevention Institute

The Saskatchewan Prevention Institute is a non-profit organization, whose focus is to reduce the occurrence of disabling conditions in children using primary prevention methods.

Simon Fraser University

Simon Fraser University

Engaging the World

Teresa Group

Teresa Group

The Teresa Group is Canada’s oldest community-based charitable organization specifically serving children affected by HIV and AIDS and their families.

Women’s College Hospital

Women’s College Hospital

WCH advances and advocates for the health of women, and improve healthcare options for all by developing, researching, teaching and delivering new treatments and models of integrated care.

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands

Women's Health In Women's Hands is a Community Health Centre for racialized women living in Toronto and surrounding municipalities.