ADDED ON: 01/01/2021

LGBTQI advocate Richard Lusimbo honored for fighting HIV stigma

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LGBTQI advocate Richard Lusimbo is one of six Ugandans recognized by the International Community of Women Living with HIV / Eastern Africa (ICWEA) for their outstanding role in fighting HIV-related stigma. The recognition for Lusimbo came during a recent national dialogue in Kampala focused on elimination of HIV-related stigma and discrimination. The LGBTQI community in particular continues to be subjected to stigma and discrimination when it comes to accessing HIV-related services. Throughout his career, Lusimbo has been at the forefront of fighting stigma and discrimination against LGBTQI people.


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