National AIDS Conference 2012 Photos – Jordan Blaza

Shared Action staff members recently attended the National AIDS Conference in Washington D.C. Here are some images from staff member Jordan Blaza’s visit to D.C.:

National AIDS Conference 2012

Picture 4 of 4

Transgender people are put at high risk of HIV because of many factors: transphobia, social stigma, violence, sex work, substance use, harassment and discrimination in housing and employment. The panelists agreed that for transgender programming to be effective it must be comprehensive in its approach to address the other factors which may include protection of human rights, equal opportunity in employment and access to social/medical services.- July 24, 2012

 

Post a comment

You may use the following HTML:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>