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AIDS Law Project (ALP)
The AIDS Law Project (ALP) is an organisation located at Wits University Centre for Applied Legal Studies, South Africa, that specialises in helping people with HIV/AIDS. ALP also research many of the difficult social, legal and human rights issues around AIDS. They use this research to develop law, policies and 'best practice' recommendations on questions such as AIDS and employment, AIDS and pregnancy, AIDS and development, AIDS and women. Together with the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, ALP works to improve awareness and understanding of the legal, ethical and human rights impact of the global spread of HIV/AIDS, promoting regular communication between both organisations at both management and operational levels on the planning, implementation and achievement of each organisation's goals, objectives and activities; and undertaking joint activities including research, publications, the creation and support of networks, conferences, and other educational activities.

Website: www.alp.org.za [new window]

AIDS Law Project (ALP)
Head: Mark Heywood
Centre for Applied Legal Studies
University of the Witwatersrand
Private Bag 3
Wits 2050
South Africa


email: alpadm@law.wits.ac.za

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