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Disabled struggle to find recognition in HIV and AIDS community

Disabled struggle to find recognition in HIV and AIDS community

Updated 25 July 2014, 11:46 AEST

Disability advocates attending the global AIDS 2014 conference say their campaign is being ignored.

Only a small contingent from the disability community were able to attend the conference in Melbourne, as representatives said they did not get enough funding.

Reporter: Tom Maddocks

Speakers: Rosangela Berman-Bieler, senior adivisor and chief of the Disability Section, UNICEF; Suzanne Lau Gooey, one of the organisers of the Disability Networking Zone at AIDS 2014 Melbourne; Cathy Vaughan, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, Principal Investigator, W-DARE: Women with Disability taking action on reproductive and sexual health in the Philippines

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