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Busting the myth that sterilization can end AIDS

Busting the myth that sterilization can end AIDS

An alarming number of women living with HIV around the world are still subjected to forced and coerced sterilization or abortion because of their HIV status.
Discrimination increases vulnerability to HIV

Discrimination increases vulnerability to HIV

HIV is now in its fourth decade since it was first diagnosed. There have been major milestones in HIV prevention, treatment, care of support, but there remain a number of challenges, a UN Human rights council panel has heard.
Reaching zero discrimination in the AIDS response

Reaching zero discrimination in the AIDS response

The world adopts new targets to get to zero new infections, zero HIV-related deaths and zero discrimination 30 years into the epidemic.
Putting Rights First in the Global AIDS Response

Putting Rights First in the Global AIDS Response

The world comes together to chart the future course of the global AIDS response at a UN meeting in New York.
Giant HIV/AIDS Ribbon to light up Palais Wilson

Giant HIV/AIDS Ribbon to light up Palais Wilson

Every donation of 30 Swiss Francs lights one bulb towards efforts to fight discrimination against people living with HIV.
Millions may lose access to necessary generic medicines

Millions may lose access to necessary generic medicines

The Free Trade Agreement between the EU and India may threaten access to necessary generic medicines.
AIDS 2010: Rights Here, Right Now

AIDS 2010: Rights Here, Right Now

The largest global AIDS conference now taking place in Vienna stresses that respect for human rights is a prerequisite to a successful response to HIV.
Human rights vital in fighting AIDS

Human rights vital in fighting AIDS

HIV is not just a virus. It is also about people who endure discrimination and a wide array of human rights violations
Twenty eight years on, people living with HIV still suffer discrimination

Twenty eight years on, people living with HIV still suffer discrimination

People living with HIV still face restrictions on entry, stay and residence in many countries.


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Discriminatory laws increase HIV vulnerability



For the first time ever the United Nations Human Rights Council held a panel on HIV and human rights to “give voice to people living with and affected by HIV”. The panel heard that stigma, discrimination and the lack of respect for human rights is fuelling vulnerability to HIV.

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