The new cases in Shikarpur district see a surge in cases of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) in Sindh after 215 positive cases, including 181 children, were reported in Ratodero district of Larkana last month, Geo News reported.
Because of the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS, a lot of people who have tested positive either turn recluse or the society ostracises them. People think their lives are over and even suffer from depression, mostly because of the lack of support and love from the society. But over time, many celebrities and well-known personalities have come out in the open to share their stories, and inspire people meanwhile.
On the occasion of World AIDS Day, here are 10 of them and their life stories of courage.
The AIDS pandemic began more than 30 years ago and has killed up to 40 million people worldwide. On World AIDS Day, here's showcasing some inspiring pictures from across the globe that fill us with hope.