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Luke Higgins

Zero HIV Stigma Day

Human First

In a world grappling with various health crises, one condition that has long endured both medical and societal challenges is HIV/AIDS. Over the past few decades, significant progress has been made in understanding and managing this complex virus. However, alongside medical advancements, the fight against HIV/AIDS demands a parallel battle against a formidable foe: stigma. This July 21st, we come together to commemorate Zero HIV Stigma Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness, breaking down barriers, and fostering a world free from discrimination and prejudice.

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National Women and Girls HIV Awareness Day

The Impact of HIV on Women

HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus that attacks the immune system, and if left untreated, can lead to AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). While the incorrect perception that HIV only impacts men who have sex with men (MSM) still exists, we know that HIV can affect anyone regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, or race. However, the impact of HIV on women is particularly significant, as it not only affects their health but also their social and economic well-being.

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