When the human rights related to HIV / AIDS are not respected, the vulnerability of the infection and spread of HIV increases and effective response to the epidemic is impeded. It is important to integrate a human rights approach when dealing with HIV / AIDS because once there rights are protected and promoted, vulnerability reduces, response to the epidemic is enhanced, and discrimination against infected individuals is discouraged.
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