Anti-Gay Law to Slow Nigeria's HIV/Aids Fight

A new anti-gay law risks hindering progress in the fight against HIV and Aids, as it will prevent vulnerable people from accessing essential services, says UNAIDS.
  • Nigeria:  New Anti-Gay Law to Slow Fight Against HIV/Aids - Experts

    AlertNet, 14 January 2014

    A new anti-gay law signed on Monday by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan risks hindering progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, UNAIDS and the Global Fund to Fight ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Anti-Gay Bill - Don't Fall for Jonathan's Distraction Tactic

    ThinkAfricaPress, 15 January 2014

    Homophobia is not the only motive behind Nigeria's new anti-gay bill. President Goodluck Jonathan is trying to cover up incompetence with hatred. read more »

  • Nigeria:  UN Human Rights Chief Denounces 'Draconian' Anti-Homosexuality Law

    UN News Service, 14 January 2014

    The United Nations human rights chief today voiced her alarm at a "draconian" new law in Nigeria that further criminalizes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NGO Petitions UN Over Same-Sex Act

    CAJ News Agency, 14 January 2014

    AIDS-FREE World, the international nongovernmental organisation, appealed to the United Nations to intervene after Nigeria outlawed same-sex marriages. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Anti-Gay Law Could Endanger HIV-Aids Programme, Warns Counselor

    This Day, 15 January 2014

    Following the signing into law the Bill Prohibiting Same-sex Marriage and Gay Practices, the police are said to be working on a list of 168 suspects purportedly obtained through ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Coalition Faults Nigerian Government On HIV Treatment

    Premium Times, 11 January 2014

    In the past few months, it has been a trail of tears and fears amongst people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV, as an increasing number were committed to mother earth ... read more »

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