New anti-gay law to slow Nigeria’s fight against HIV/AIDS - experts

By Maria Caspani | Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:35 PM
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A new anti-gay law signed on Monday by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan risks hindering progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, UNAIDS and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria said.

The new legislation - which bans gay marriage, same-sex "amorous relationships" and membership of gay rights groups and contains penalties of up ...

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