Catalogue by countries / Discrimination against HIV-infected people or people with AIDS

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Partner DCI code 2585
Title Discrimination against HIV-infected people or people with AIDS
Author UN Commission on Human Rights
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Date published/issue 07-24-1991
Date received 00-00-0000
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Publisher United Nations
Page 68 p
ISBN E/CN.4/Sub.2/1991/10
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Index Discrimination
Free text In DCI's collection: Progress report by the Special Rapporteur, Mr. Valera Quiros to the Sub-Commission on the Prevention of Discrimination and the Protection of Minorities reviewing all areas of violations of human rights towards people infected with the AIDS virus, analysing consequences to the individual and society and searching for solutions to this situation. The plight of children involved is mentioned as it relates to discrimination in educational institutions and the community, as well as the increase in orphans created by the disease; problems created in routine testing for AIDS in adoption procedure in view of the consequences for the adoptive parents and the child.

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