Cláudio Souza in the campaign and if it was you, United Nations Brazil

People from different social groups face in their day to day situations of discrimination. Are bullied or stigmatized because they are women, black women, HIV-positive, gay, Northeastern, live with a disability, among other features.

To combat the problem, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV / AIDS (UNAIDS) launched the campaign this month # EseFosseComVocê ?, in partnership with Globo. And the Information Center of the United Nations in Brazil (UNIC Rio) heard accounts of how it is to live under the violence of prejudice.

From left to right, top to bottom: Carlos Magno, Lecir Magalhães, Claudio Souza, Claudia Luna and Carlos Botelho. Art: UNIC Rio

People from different social groups face in their day to day situations of prejudice. They are bullied or stigmatized because they are black, HIV-positive, gay, Northeastern, live with a disability, among other features target of discrimination in the country.

To combat the problem, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV / AIDS (UNAIDS) launched the campaign this month # EseFosseComVocê ?, in partnership with Globo. Starred by Goodwill Ambassadors UNAIDS, Solano and Matthew Wanessa Camargo, the initiative seeks to provoke a reflection on how each person would react if faced with a situation of discrimination.

Who are the people who suffer prejudice? The United Nations Information Center in Brazil (UNIC Rio) gathered testimonials from people who suffer from prejudices by their color, sexual orientation, state of origin, serology or disability. All said that their experiences have motivated them to fight for a world free of discrimination.

Read the statements below:

Claudio Souza, founder of the site Soropositivo.org

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