PRI and the Friends World Committee for Consultation (Quakers) submitted this joint statement at the plenary panel at the 31st regular session of the Human Rights Council on addressing human rights issues in the context of efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030 (one of the Sustainable Development Goals).
The statement highlights challenges around HIV/AIDS in prison settings and asked the panel to address the following questions:
- What steps have you taken to ensure that prevention, treatment and care in prison settings are incorporated into your efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic?
- What steps should States take to ensure this population is not excluded from their efforts?
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