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  • Events | 22 November, 2012 (18:48)

    AIDS & NGOs in China: Behind the Curtain of Silence

    With World AIDS Day coming up on 1 December, this panel consists of 4 Chinese NGOs working on HIV/AIDS issues. They will present an overview of the most important HIV/AIDS developments during the past year, such as the first ever China AIDS Walk, a high-profile fundraiser walk on the Great Wall. They will also discuss important obstacles currently facing people affected by HIV/AIDS in China, such as employment discrimination against intravenous drug users.

    The panel discussion will feature representatives of organisations working with people living with HIV/AIDS, LGBT, intravenous drug users and commercial sex workers.

    DATE: Nov 27 (Tuesday)
    TIME: 10-11:30am
    VENUE: Dongjen Book Club, No.18 Dashiqiao Hutong, Jiu Gulou Avenue, Xicheng District  东珍书院, 北京旧鼓楼大街大石桥胡同18号
    ENTRANCE: free to FCCC members, 80 RMB on the door to non-members
    REGISTRATION: email fcccadmin@gmail.com

    The Beijing Gender Health Education Institute (BGHEI) is a non-profit organization founded in 2002 with a mission to inform and educate Chinese society about sexual diversity, gender diversity and sexual health issues. (www.bghei.org)

    The Dongjen Book Club is an NGO center where organisations can meet and interact with people interested in social issues, and where rare books and materials on social issues can be studied. It forms part of the non-profit organisation Dongjen, an organisation which aims to promote the realisation of a human rights culture in China and protect the rights of marginalised groups. (www.dongjen.org)