HIV and AIDS and labour rights: A handbook for judges and legal professionals

International Labor Organization (ILO)


This handbook aims to assist judges and legal professionals in handling HIV and AIDS-related matters with a focus on employment and occupation. It provides information on relevant national and international law and its application in domestic courts operating in diverse legal traditions and frameworks.

Type of Document:
A handbook with 12 modules providing practical case law examples and training materials. Breakdown of content of modules can be found on page 4 of the document. At the end, provides a 3-day training course program to facilitate learning.

Audience Intended:
Judges and legal professionals handling HIV and AIDS related cases (focus on employment and occupation/labor rights)

Populations Experiencing Stigma and/or Discrimination:
Workers with HIV and/or AIDS

Stigma and/or Discrimination:
Both, separately–differentiates that discrimination is rooted in stigma (p. 54). Focus on discrimination.

Assess and/or Address:

12 module handbook with examples. Includes a 3-day training course.

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