New law to guarantee rights of people living with HIV [Archives:2008/1169/Local News]

July 3 2008

SANAA, 28 June (IRIN) – A Yemeni non-governmental organisation, made up of members of parliament, has prepared a draft law aimed at guaranteeing the rights of people living with HIV and preventing the spread of the virus. If approved, Yemen would be the third Middle Eastern state to pass such a law, after Djibouti and Sudan.

“People's rights are guaranteed in the constitution but we want to reinforce them through a specific law