Fiji has made it unlawful to discriminate against people with HIV.
The HIV/AIDS Decree 2011 was adopted by the government this month, winning praise locally and internationally.
Pacific Islands AIDS Foundation legal trainer and policy analyst, Laitia Tamata, says the decree represents years of hard work by many people to give PLHIVPerson (or people) Living with HIV. This term is now preferred over the older PLWHAPerson (or People) Living with HIV/AIDS.. a legal avenue to challenge discrimination. read more »