Loading…

Shereen El-Feki:
HIV — how to fight an epidemic of bad laws

TEDxSummit · 15:28 · Filmed Apr 2012
Subtitles available in 22 languages
View interactive transcript
430,883 Total views
Your impact
Share this talk and
track your influence!
Shereen El-Feki: HIV — how to fight an epidemic of bad laws
15:28 · Filmed April 2012 at TEDxSummit · Subtitles available in 22 languages

There is an epidemic of HIV, and with it an epidemic of bad laws — laws that effectively criminalize being HIV positive. At the TEDxSummit in Doha, TED Fellow Shereen El-Feki gives a forceful argument that these laws, based in stigma, are actually helping the disease spread.

Arab sexuality expert
Shereen El Feki works and writes on sexuality and social change in the Arab world. Full bio
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxSummit, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.

Discuss

103 comments

Enthusiastically agree? Respectfully beg to differ? Have your say here.

2000 characters remaining
Please or sign up to add comments.
Sort comments by
There are currently no comments for this talk.