INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY - Migrant Women Mobilizing Against HIV/AIDS

BUCURESTI - 6 martie 2004

Comunicat tip General in Sanatate

Geneva, 8 March 2004 - On International Women's Day, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) recognizes and stands behind migrant women mobilized against HIV/AIDS.

[...] IOM’s Deputy Director General, Mrs. Ndioro Ndiaye says, “Male or female migrants, in their very quality as migrants, do not in and of themselves constitute a risk factor in the transmission of HIV/AIDS, it is the situations they face in their migration, in particular poverty, exploitation, and separation from families and partners that put them at risk.”[...] THE FULL VERSION OF THE PRESS RELEASE IS AVAILABLE AT REQUEST IN ENGLISH, FRENCH AND SPANISH

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