UNAIDS Recognizes Zero Discrimination Day, Calls For Action To End Discriminatory Laws, Practices

UNAIDS: UNAIDS urges action to change discriminatory laws in order to restore dignity and respect and save lives
In observance of Zero Discrimination Day, recognized on March 1, “UNAIDS recalls the equal dignity and worth of every person, as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and is calling for action to change discriminatory laws and practices, which are a significant barrier for access to health and other services. … UNAIDS is actively working with United Nations partners, governments, and civil society organizations to change those laws as part of the Global Partnership for Action to Eliminate all Forms of HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination” (3/1).