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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.
28 August 2012
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.
2 April 2012
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.
20 June 2011
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.
8 June 2011
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.
27 January 2011
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.
26 January 2011
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.
19 July 2010
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
13 August 2009
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.
11 May 2009


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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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