HIV/AIDS discrimination in workplace [China]

Author: Xinhuanet, Published on: 1 December 2011

...According to a survey in 2007, 65 percent of employers discriminate against people with HIV. Another survey published in the Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology found that 90 percent of respondents had lost their jobs at least once as a result of their HIV status. Little wonder many people with HIV choose to be silent...In recent years, China has enacted several laws to protect the right to work for HIV-positive people. But...there are some contradictions in current laws...After Xiao Wu, several other people with HIV in similar situations also resorted to law. Some experts says there are some ways to help protect the privacy of HIV-positive people who want their day in court...

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