Youth with HIV suffer in the shadows

 

IT WAS hard enough for Ma Wint Htin Sar to fit in at high school, even without having to explain the medication she took with her lunch or dealing with not being invited to friends’ birthday parties because parents thought she was dangerous.

But Wint Htin Sar, now 18, was born with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and she became accustomed to being treated differently. She wasn’t afraid of discrimination – she was afraid of herself.  Read More

 

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