US Fails on AIDS

US Fails On AIDSHe-Jin, a transgender sex worker activist from Korea, at the anti-PEFAR demo at the International AIDS Conference. Here’s more on the action from the AIDS 2008 blog:

“Wednesday was a busy day for activists here at the IAC. A number of actions were held–I counted at least four–including one targeting the United States for failing to fight HIV/AIDS. U.S. AIDS activists marched through the halls, media center and into the “US HIV Epidemic in 2008” session, issuing a grade of “F” to U.S. policy makers, and demanding a National AIDS Strategy and a reform of the U.S. global AIDS plan to ensure the U.S. treats four million people worldwide and funds only evidence-based HIV prevention programs.”

And a video of Tucker, a US-based AIDS activist, describing the problems with PEPFAR and its restrictions on sex workers:

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