TITLE

WORLD AIDS DAY: ELIMINATING THE STIGMA

PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
American Teacher;Nov2003, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the celebration of the World AIDS Day 2003, a campaign coordinated by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS. Focus on eliminating stigma and discrimination associated with the disease; Collaboration between the American Federation of Teachers and several teachers' unions in Africa to provide assistance in planning World AIDS Day activities; Assembly of a tool kit by the Coalition of Labor Union Women.
ACCESSION #
11435632

 

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