n Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine - Keeping the human rights response alive in the 21st century
|Article Title||Keeping the human rights response alive in the 21st century|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine|
|Publication Date||Sep 2005|
|Pages||28 - 30|
Extracted from text ... SEPTEMBER 2005 THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN JOURNAL OF HIV MEDICINE 28 At the opening of the 2nd SA AIDS Conference, Dr Mamphele Ramphele stressed and warned that our approach to human rights must be premised on recognising the constitutional right to dignity and freedom. This is a timely reminder given the historical context of widespread abuse of and discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS. My paper focuses on four key areas where human rights protections and a rights based approach are most at stake - where the potential for human rights violations are the greatest. First, scaling up voluntary counselling and ..
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