• Jul 15, 2014

    “We Are Also Dying of AIDS”

    Barriers to HIV Services and Treatment for Persons with Disabilities in Zambia

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  • Jul 15, 2014

    (Lusaka) – Las casi dos millones de personas con discapacidad que integran la población de Zambia enfrentan obstáculos significativos para acceder a programas de prevención, pruebas y tratamiento del VIH, señaló Human Rights Watch en un informe difundido hoy.

  • Jul 15, 2014

    (Lusaka) – The nearly two million people with disabilities in Zambia face significant barriers to HIV prevention, testing, and treatment, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

  • Jul 15, 2014
    The 80-page report documents the obstacles faced by people with disabilities in both the community and healthcare settings. These include pervasive stigma and discrimination, lack of access to inclusive HIV prevention education, obstacles to accessing voluntary testing and HIV treatment, and lack of appropriate support for adherence to antiretroviral treatment.
  • Jul 15, 2014

    (Lusaka) – Les personnes en situation de handicap en Zambie, dont le nombre est estimé à près de deux millions, se heurtent à d'importants obstacles en matière de prévention, de dépistage et de traitement du VIH, le virus du sida, a déclaré Human Rights Watch dans un rappor

  • Jul 15, 2014

    Faith learned she was HIV positive two years ago, after giving birth to her daughter. The Zambian government prides itself on its HIV prevention outreach, and every pregnant woman is supposed to be tested for the virus, to prevent passing it on to their babies. But Faith, now 25, is deaf, and was never tested before the baby was born. Nor did she receive even basic information about HIV.

  • Jul 15, 2014

    (Nairobi, le 15 juillet 2014) – Un cycle infernal de violence sectaire s’aggrave dans l'est de la République centrafricaine.

  • Jul 15, 2014

    (Nairobi) – A deadly cycle of sectarian violence is escalating in eastern parts of the Central African Republic.

  • Jul 14, 2014

    In today's Brief: #MalalaDay; breakthrough in Syrian aid; UK surveillance; Israel-Gaza latest; is democracy coming Hong Kong's way?; schools - students not soldiers; Bolivia child labour; sectarian killings in Iraq; Uganda 'clarifies' anti-gay law; Jordan torture row; time to flex muscles in Bahrain; and Singapore's gay penguin scandal...