India’s AIDS department merger angers activists

Activists are concerned about the Indian Government’s decision to merge its AIDS control and health and welfare departments. Shaleen Rakesh, director of technical support at India HIV/AIDS Alliance, said: “We are concerned about how this will affect efforts targeted at key risk populations, such as female sex workers and gay men, especially since they’re not legally protected and often criminalised.”

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