Published: Sunday 30 April 1995

Pressure mounts in the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) for an HIV law. At a United Nations Development Programmeis HIV and Development Regionat Project Workshop held in Colombo in mid-February, the need for more, proactive legal responses to the increasing number of AIDS cases was stressed upon.

Among the legal issues identifie4 for a follow-up study is free legal aid crucial for the poor HIV-infected.

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