Abuja Call for Accelerated Action Towards Universal Access to HIV/Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria Services in Africa, Abuja, Nigeria, 2-4 May 2006

Sectors : HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, Malaria, Women's rights, TB
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Governance - Human Rights

“To continue promoting an enabling policy, legal and social environment that promotes human rights particularly for women, youth and children and ensure the protection of people infected and affected by HIV and AIDS, TB and Malaria and to reduce vulnerability and marginalization including conflict-affected and displaced persons, refugees and returnees; Adapting national legislation to take cognizance of HIV and AIDS and TB issues specifically discrimination and stigmatization and encourage Member States to ratify relevant International Conventions such as the Convention on Discrimination and Employment; To enact or repeal laws and policies related to gender and human rights in order to align them with AU frameworks including the Solemn Declaration on Gender Equality in Africa and the AU Protocol on Women.”