Sunday, July 12, 2009

HIV positive students were expelled from school in Maharashtra

There have eight HIV positive students of Hasegaon village in Latur district of Maharashtra were expelled from school because of the strong opposition of the other students from that school & their parents.

Though the Education Officer D. Joshi has tried his level best to aware students & their family that HIV can’t be spread by talking or playing with kids, till now they are unable to reach into any conclusion.

The fear of disease has that much spread so strongly that, maximum 1140 students has boycotted from the school out of total 230 students.

Now the affected children are staying in an ashram in Hasegaon, run by an non-governmental organisation “Ahmi Sevak” for orphans and HIV-positive children.


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