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Countries Must Eliminate Homophobia and Transphobia

2009-05-25 15:06:47

Panama City, May 15, 2009 – Stigma, discrimination and violence against homosexuals and other people who have same-sex relations, also known as homophobia, and against transgender, transvestite or transexual people, also known as transphobia, are hindering the efforts to curb the HIV epidemic in Latin America and the Caribbean, a group of United Nations (UN) agencies said today, in anticipation of the observation of the World Day against Homophobia (May 17).

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Caribbean conference on forging a sustainable response to the regional HIV epidemic

1999-11-30 00:00:00

Monday November 21, 2011 marked the last day of the 2011 Caribbean HIV conference. Under the theme “Strengthening evidence to achieve sustainable action”, this important conference brought together more than 2700 stakeholders on November 18-21, in Nassau, The Bahamas, to focus on forging a sustainable response to the HIV epidemic in the region.

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