World Leaders Pledging Urgent Action to end AIDS

 World Leaders Pledging Urgent Action to end AIDS

World Leaders are pledging urgent action to end AIDS by 2030

Islamabad, 10June: World leaders committed to “urgent and transformative action” to end the gender inequalities, restrictive laws, and multiple forms of discrimination that perpetuate the global AIDS epidemic by 2030.

In the United Nations General Assembly in New York. world leaders said the end of AIDS is within reach, but urgent action is needed.

“The end of AIDS is within reach, but urgent action is needed,” world leaders said through the Political Declaration. Reaffirming their international resolve to meet that objective.

They pledged to end inequalities faced by people living with HIV. It reinforces HIV responses through enhanced engagement with a broad range of stakeholders.

In opening remarks, Yana Panfilova, a 23-year-old woman from Ukraine living with HIV, called for radical change. “We are dying from the pandemics of stigma, discrimination, and the lack of TRIPs [Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights] flexibilities,” she said, referencing the World Trade Organization (WTO) agreement establishing minimum standards for the regulation of intellectual property.

Read more: UN chief urges united fight against Islamophobia

Remember, UN chief Secretary-general Antonio Guterres expressed his anger over a Pakistani-origin Muslim family’s targeted killing in Canada. He called for unitedly standing against Islamophobia.

“I am appalled by the targeted and heinous attack on a Muslim family in Ontario, Canada,”. the UN chief wrote on Twitter.

“My heart goes out to the victims, surviving family and loved ones – and the community,” he said.

According to the Canadian police, the family killed in a hit-and-run incident was targeted for being Muslim. The family had immigrated from Pakistan to Canada 14 years ago.

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