Archives for posts with tag: HIV

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New Yorkers Take to the Streets to Promote AIDS Awareness
Diplomat Artist Buzz: Grassroots global citizen action to raise funds and AIDS awareness
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Rape, sexual slavery, forced marriage combined with lack of security, rule of law, healthcare, food, and education create increased radicalization of both parties with women and girls most at risk.

World AIDS Day

Ban Ki-moon: “To create conditions for an AIDS-free generation, step up efforts to stop new HIV infections among children & ensure access to treatment for all mothers living with HIV, urge action to end discrimination & violence against women.”

Blog Report: CRIMINALIZING HOMOSEXUALITY IN LIBERIA, By Ambassador Mo
UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) called on Liberia to implement the international human rights treaties that it has already ratified, including the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, & warned that laws criminalizing homosexual acts between consenting adults violate individuals’ rights to privacy and to freedom from discrimination. –MORE–
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Blog Report: AIDS – The Human Face, By Susan Sacirbey

Statistical & actuarial charts may reflect the truth but should not masque the suffering, apathy, ignorance, & intolerance behind the numbers. Today, a report “HIV & the Law: Risks, Rights, and Health,” was released  by a United Nations backed commission, supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on behalf of the Joint Development Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS.) –More–

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Blog Report: DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT GLOBALLY LACKING? By Ambassador Mo
“Drug dependence is a disorder that can be treated effectively but, unfortunately, the large majority of persons who need it do not have access to treatment,” according to the Director of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Department for Mental Health & Substance Abuse, Dr. Shekhar Saxena. –More–
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