Published in AIDS Weekly, September 21st, 1998
He was kicked out of his house by his brothers and lost his job as a janitor at a Cairo hotel.
"My mother and I have nowhere to stay ... we live in the streets after my brothers kicked me out of the house when they found I had AIDS," said the man, exhausted and ill as he sat at a Cairo hospital waiting for his regular treatments.
Like other AIDS patients in Egypt, he declined to be named for fear of being ostracized by a mostly conservative society where strict cultural taboos...
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