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Inside Stories: Kathleen

Meet Kathleen. Her husband is currently serving time in prison. She worries about his health while he is there, as well as the health of his fellow inmates. Part of a series on prison health.

Inside Stories: William and Connie

Meet William and Connie. William used drugs to cope with the death of his parents. His sister Connie worries about him in prison and is concerned for his health. Part of a series on prison health.

Inside Stories: Corrine

Meet Corrine. She works in prison support and understands the conditions many prisoners face inside and just why injection drug use is so rampant. Part of a series on prison health.

Our Story — Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (www.aidslaw.ca) promotes the human rights of people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, in Canada and internationally, through research and analysis, advocacy and litigation, public education and community mobilization. The Legal Network is Canada's leading advocacy organization working on the legal and human rights issues raised by HIV/AIDS.

Anya Sarang: Harm Reduction and Human Rights in Russia

The Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Health and Social Justice, established in 2009, is a grassroots organization in Moscow, Russia, with the mission of promoting and developing humane drug policy based on tolerance, protection of health, dignity and human rights. The Foundation engages in four key strategies to advance its mission: advocacy, "watchdog," service provision, and capacity-building of affected communities and individuals.

Inside Stories: James and Craig

Meet James and Craig, two brothers who are also former prisoners. James caught HIV in prison. His infection was entirely preventable. Part of a series on prison health.

Vu de l'intérieur : James et Craig (anglais, sous-titres français)

Écoutez James et Craig, qui sont frères et ont été incarcérés dans des prisons. James a contracté le VIH en prison. Cette infection aurait pu être prévenue.

To Russia -- With Love | Toronto's pre-Sochi rally to support LGBTI rights in Russia & beyond

On Thursday, February 6th -- on the eve of the Winter Olympics opening in Sochi -- more than 100 activists converged outside the Russian Consulate in downtown Toronto to hold a peaceful rally. Protesters condemned the hate perpetrated against LGBT people in Russia, standing in solidarity with our queer brothers and sisters who are being persecuted in Russia and in other places. Speakers at the rally, hailing from Russia, Nigeria, Uganda, India, Jamaica, and Brazil, addressed the crowd to raise awareness for human rights around the world.

On Point with Daniela De Santis, Hindelbank Prison, Switzerland

A free lively panel discussion in support of prisoners' rights and justice. Panelists will discuss why prison needle and syringe programs are essential, how they are working in other countries, and how they might be implemented in Canada. Panelist Daniela De Santis.

On Point with Ruth Elwood Martin, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

A free lively panel discussion in support of prisoners' rights and justice. Panelists will discuss why prison needle and syringe programs are essential, how they are working in other countries, and how they might be implemented in Canada. Panetlist Ruth Elwood Martin.

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