Position of the UN Expanded Theme Group on HIV/AIDS in Brazil on fighting violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity






Position of the UN Expanded Theme Group on HIV/AIDS in Brazil on fighting violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity


We, members of the UN Expanded Theme Group on HIV/AIDS in Brazil (GT/UNAIDS), comprised by the institutions listed below and attending the special meeting on October 10, 2012 in Brasilia/DF, at the Representation of the European Union in Brazil, in character of urgency, to analyse the problem of homophobia in general and of homophobic crimes in particular, their impact on the HIV epidemic in Brazil and the constant violations of human rights of LGBT population in all its aspects, as well as to ensure a nationwide commitment to intensifying initiatives to strengthen the AIDS response and to promote the decrease of such violations;



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