The impact of criminalising the transmission of HIV/AIDS in the United Arab Emirates

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Al Dhaheri, Mohamed Nekhaira;
(2010)
  • Subject: HN | RA0421

HIV/AIDS is a disease which emerged in the early 1980s and rapidly became a grave\ud problem of global proportions. Millions of people fall victims to HIV/AIDS while its cause\ud and remedy have not yet been discovered.\ud This epidemic has captured the attention of pol... View more
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    3.2.3. AIDS-specific legislation……………………………………………………………75 3.2.4. The non-legislative approach in the UK…………………………………………. 77 3.3.2.1. Homicide………………………………………………………………..86 3.3.2.2. Other AIDS-specific offences………………………………..………...88 3.3.3. The non- legislative approaches in the United State of America……………….. 89 4.1. Introduction…………………………………………………………………………...99 4.2. The current picture in the Arab world………………………………………………102 4.3. Aspects of the Islamic Criminal Legislation 'Sharia' with regard to HIV/AIDS transmission to a healthy person………………………………………………………. 105 4.3.1. Crimes and punishments in Islamic Sharia law ....................................................105 4.4. The traditional perspective…………………………………………………………..108 4.5. The Position with regard to HIV /AIDS…………………………………………….111 4.6.2. The HIV/AIDS situation in Kuwait……………………………………………….122 4.7. Conclusion…………………………………………………………………………...127 6.4.2. Sample Group Two: The views of the medical professional…………………….. 192 6.4.3. Sample Group Three: The views of the general public…………………………. 201 6.4.4. Comparison of similar questions in the three group surveys ….………….......... 210 8.1. Introduction………………………………………………………………………….247 8.2. The main research finding…………………………………………………………..248 8.3. Recommendations………………………………………………………………….. 254

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