Following a call from civil society in 2017 to accelerate and scale up action to address stigma and discrimination, UNAIDS, UN Women, the United Nations Development Programme and the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) agreed to co-convene the Global Partnership to Eliminate All Forms of HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination.
In commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of World AIDS Day, RHM welcomes the news that a Global Partnership for Action to Eliminate All Forms of HIV-related Stigma and Discrimination will be launched on December 10 – Human Rights Day 2018 – and commits to publish and promote research which contributes to the elimination of stigma and discrimination in sexual and reproductive health care.
On 10 December 1948, the countries of the world came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Violence based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE) is a grave violation of the human rights of sexual and gender minorities worldwide.
"There is still time -- to scale-up testing for HIV; to enable more people to access treatment; to increase resources needed to prevent new infections; and to end the stigma. At this critical juncture, we need to take the right turn now." — António Guterres, UN Secretary-General
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the first World AIDS Day. Thirty years of activism and solidarity under the banner of World AIDS Day.
George and his husband have decided to speak publicly about their story by taking part in a poster campaign for World AIDS Day 2018, sharing their personal story under the title “I’m positive”.
UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador urges people to test for HIV and to seek treatment if necessary
Report also calls for increased efforts to reach the 9.4 million people living with HIV who are not aware that they are living with the virus and the estimated 19.4 million people living with HIV who do not have a suppressed viral load
In a video prepared by Transgender Europe, various Special Rapporteurs spoke out and called for decision and policy makers to fulfil their obligations to protect trans people from violence and develop concrete measures to address violence and discrimination against trans communities worldwide.
For decades, Tanzania has been a darling of Canada’s foreign policy.
World Bank has joined in the fray of international organisations condemning Tanzania over recent attacks of homosexuals.