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A ‘Daily’ Struggle for Human Rights

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December 10 marks International Human Rights Day and the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. USAID joins the world and all those who struggle for the realization and protection of their human rights.

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Listening and Remembering: The Fight against HIV/AIDS in Kazakhstan

Recently, in commemoration with the 30th anniversary of the fight against HIV/AIDS, I had the opportunity to sit down with people who are on the front lines of this struggle in Kazakhstan.  Our informal press round table was a chance for people living with HIV to tell their story about discrimination and access to health […]

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Working Together to End Stigma and Discrimination Against HIV/AIDS

Stigma and discrimination are two factors that continue to drive the HIV/AIDS epidemic forward. Employees face discrimination at work, women and men are afraid to get tested and run the risk of being ostracized by family and friends, and children are turned away from schools. Stigma and discrimination based on HIV status are wrong, and […]

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