Similar to the Poverty Blog earlier this year, today bloggers have been asked to unite for a cause – World AIDS Day 2008.
While it may not seem as though there’s an obvious nexis between AIDS and access to justice, there may indeed be several, mostly derived from discrimination. In my previous position as a disability rights attorney, I received inquiries from individuals with AIDS, caretakers of people with AIDS and service providers. Questions ranged from employment discrimination rights to child custody disputes. Added to the discrimination are the prohibitive costs of the necessary medication.
Ah yes, now I see, access to justice.
Take a few moments to check out some information about AIDS: