Focus: AIDS and human rights: the need for protection

January 2004
Report on the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic: UNAIDS - 2004;1/1/2004, p123
The article focuses on the significance of human rights protection towards prevention for AIDS and HIV epidemic. Particularly for sex workers, injecting drug users and men who have sex with men. They have the right to know how to protect themselves from being infected with these diseases and what are their status if they are infected. It has been confirmed that protecting people's human rights has decreased their vulnerability to HIV and the negative impacts of HIV and AIDS.


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