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Thursday, July 18, 2024  
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The Shaming Sickness: Sexism in KP’s HIV crisis

P* fought the virus valiantly -- until the day she confided in her family
The Shaming Sicknes: Sexism in KP’s HIV crisis

Having contracted HIV / AIDS due to no fault of her own, Palwasha (identity changed) fought the virus valiantly. Until the day she confided in her family.

Aaj News Bureau Chief Farzana Ali and her team in Peshawar spoke to HIV / AIDS patients and an infectious disease specialist to find out about the stigma that remains associated with the disease and how it impacts patients - particularly women.