God, AIDS, Africa & HOPE

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POZ Magazine: New workplace protection for HIV positive workers worldwide

A new set of principles to protect the rights of HIV-positive workers around the world was adopted at this year’s annual conference of the International Labour Organization (ILO), an agency of the United Nations, according to an ILO statement. The core principles include: no discrimination or stigmatihttp://www.ilo.org/global/About_the_ILO/Media_and_public_information/Press_releases/lang–en/WCMS_141928/index.htmzation in the workplace; protection of HIV-positive workers; no mandates to take an HIV test or reveal status; and availability of HIV prevention, treatment, care and support.

Source: http://www.poz.com/rssredir/articles/ILO_HIV_Work_1_18589.shtml

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HIV, Development and HOPE – thoughts of a Catholic priest

Being a Roman - Catholic priest and working in the fields of HIV and social development in Africa has its challenges. You will find stories and reflections about my work, about the church, South Africa and Africa, about politics and whatever triggers my interest. You are most welcome to leave a comment or to get in touch with me. Blogging means to initiate thoughts and discussions and for the writer to formulate what is loosely running around in the heart and mind in need of being sorted and spoken out.

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