Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

Organization's name: Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Headquarters address  
Address: 600 - 1240 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5R 2A7

Canada
Phone: 1 416 595 1666
Fax: 1 416 595 0094
Email: info@aidslaw.ca
Web site: www.aidslaw.ca
Organization type: Disability, Development and Rights Organizations
Languages:
  • English
  • French
  • Russian

Activities

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Disabled Persons
  • Drug Control
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Human Rights
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Minority Rights
  • Social Development
  • Sustainable Development
  • Torture
  • Trade and Development
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Human rights of women
  • Policy advice
  • Research
  • Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Women and health

Social Development:
  • Disabled persons
  • Social policy
  • Technical cooperation

Sustainable Development:
  • Gender equality
  • Health
  • International law
  • Means of Implementation (Trade, Finance, Technology, Tranfer, etc.)
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • Zambia
  • Malawi
  • Thailand
  • Kazakhstan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Canada
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Uzbekistan
  • Russian Federation
  • Tajikistan
  • Botswana
  • Azerbaijan
  • China
  • Georgia
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1992
Year of registration (YYYY): 2002
Organizational structure: Board of Directors (12 members, including regional representation within Canada, international directors and a minimum of 2 persons openly living with HIV). Executive Director, and staff organized into following units: Research & Policy Unit, Communications Unit, Finance and Development Unit and Programme Support Unit.
Number and type of members: 150-200 members in any given year, both individuals and organizations.
Affiliation with NGO networks: Yes, affiliated with numerous NGO networks.
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Fees for providing consulting or research services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Non-governmental organization