Discrimination against vulnerable and marginalized communities is seriously hampering the global effort to tackle the HIV epidemic according to a new report by the Global Commission on HIV and the Law,an independent commission convened by UNDP on behalf of UNAIDS.

Men who have sex with men, people who use drugs, transgender people and sex workers face stigma, discrimination and violence that prevents their ability to receive care, and LGBT populations are still under attack in many countries around the world. The new report emphasizes the urgent actions governments must take to ensure a rights-based responses to HIV and its co-infections (tuberculosis and viral hepatitis).

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