Daily, active fight against stigma and discrimination of people living with HIV and AIDS-sufferers

My message on the occasion of World-AIDS-Day

HIV-education, -prevention and -treatment are rights for all people.
Avoiding stigma & discrimination allows everyone to use these rights.

Kiumars Seraj Elahy

Aids IranMeanwhile, more than 30 years have passed since AIDS was recognized as a disease (1 December 1981) and, unfortunately, still many people become infected with HIV in the Iranian society.

HIV and AIDS in Iran continues to be a social taboo.
There is no explanation, neither on the radio or on television, nor on billboards or in other printed media. In the schools, subjects such as sex, contraception or AIDS simply do not exist.
All people know about it, they learn today from the Internet.

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