HIV/Aids and Your Rights
People who are HIV positive or have been diagnosed with Aids have the same rights as everyone else.
Freedom of expression
Freedom of association
Freedom of movement
If you are HIV positive or have Aids, you have the right to live your life with respect, dignity and freedom from discrimination and blame.
If you have any questions about HIV or Aids, you can phone the free 24-hour AIDS Helpline at 0800 012 322
If you feel that your rights are being violated, you can report this to the South African Human Rights Commission. You can also approach any of the NPO's in the health sector supporting people living with HIV.
|Government Body:||(The Government of South Africa)|
- Here's What You Need to Know About the Patients’ Rights Charter (Public Information)
- Bill of Rights (Chapter 2 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa) (Constitution)