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Anti-gay Laws Have Increased the Spread of HIV in Asia-Pacific

Filed under: Uncategorized — Medindia Health News July 23, 2010 @ 9:04 pm
image The Laws criminalizing gay sex have caused a surge in infection rates of HIV and AIDS in many countries in the Asia-Pacific region according to the United Nations Development Programme. "Some 19 of 48 countries in the Asia Pacific region continue to criminalize male-to-male sex," UNDP said at the World AIDS Conference being held in Vienna this week. "These laws often taken on the force of vigilantism, frequently leading to abuse and human rights violations. Corresponding...

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