02 Dec 2011 WACC promotes local efforts for “zero discrimination” in HIV and AIDS
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By Sara Speicher, Project Manager for HIV and AIDS, Communication and Stigma (consultant), WACC-UK
|As communities around the globe mark World AIDS Day on 1 December, there is a new emphasis on “Getting to Zero”: achieving zero deaths, zero new infections and zero discrimination by 2015. These goals, set by UNAIDS, set the targets for the treatment, prevention, care and support needed to overcome the HIV pandemic. WACC’s long standing focus on gender-sensitive communication strategies to reduce HIV-related stigma and discrimination is particularly relevant today, as women make up 50% of people living with HIV – 59% in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more…|
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