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02 December 2014

Deputy President calls for end to HIV stigma


Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on South Africans to fight against prejudice, stigma and discrimination against those infected and affected by HIV.

“Like racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of intolerance, the stigmatisation of HIV is driven by ignorance and fear. We need to work to overcome ignorance and address fear,” Deputy President Ramaphosa said.

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