Largest sample to date - Ethiopia
In 2010 the Network of networks of Ethiopian positives (NEP+) collected a total of 3360 questionaires from across the country to provide concrete evidence of stigma faced by PLHIV.
Some key findings include:
Using the World Bank's 1.25 USD per day per person as the cut-off point, 95 percent of female and 93 percent of male respondents were reported to be living below extreme poverty line.
Forty four percent of women had been advised by a health care worker not to have children.
Fewer men then women were taking ART - 88 percent compared to 92percent.
Gossip was the most common way of stigmatizing PLHIV, and was reported to be experienced by 69 percent of the