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A new media piece: People between heaven and earth. How migrants with HIV are expelled in Russia

A new article appeared in “Afisha” magazine in the framework of the Informational campaign #HealthWithoutBorders. The article reveals problems that face migrant women when being diagnosed with HIV in Russia. We thank our partner, Tajik Network of Women (TNW) Living with HIV/AIDS, NGO TNWplus/, for their help in preparing the material. “I didn’t like how people treat migrant, when diagnosed

LEGALIZING HIV-POSITIVE MIGRANTS IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

In the 1980s and 1990s when HIV was perceived as a new and fatal disease, many countries banned the entry, stay and residence of people living with HIV. Today, we know far more about HIV transmission and treatment, such that HIV represents a chronic condition. Modern science grants people living with HIV a normal lifespan,