Beijing Declaration Principles At Core Of UNAIDS’ Efforts To End AIDS

UNAIDS: Empowering women is critical to ending the AIDS epidemic
In a statement, UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé says, “As we celebrate International Women’s Day, world leaders and civil society are gathering in New York to take part in the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women. … The core principles of the Beijing Declaration are at the heart of UNAIDS’ commitment to ending the AIDS epidemic. As the world moves towards collectively agreeing global sustainable development goals, we need to reaffirm the commitment that no one is left behind…” (3/8).