Women urged to openly discuss HIV & Aids issues in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean women have been urged to openly discuss HIV and Aids issues as this is an effective tool in fighting stigmatisation and discrimination.

Zimbabwean women have been urged to openly discuss HIV and Aids issues as this is an effective tool in fighting stigmatisation and discrimination.

The call was made by women’s organisations at an interface meeting organized by women’s action group, wag at one of the events lined up to commemorate the organisation’s 25th anniversary.

Women’s organizations in the country are intensifying efforts to educate people against stigmatization and discrimination of people living with HIV and Aids.

Speaking on the sidelines of the meeting, the sexual and reproductive health and rights officer for wag, Ms Sally Dura said there is also need to educate women so that they can understand and claim their rights.

http://www.newsnet.co.zw/index.php?nID=13825



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