Nepal

The People Living with  HIV Stigma Index in The Nepal was conducted in 2011.

A majority of the PLHIV (65%) participating in this survey belonged to the age group of 25-39 years. Very few respondents (5%) were under the age of 25 years. Thirty per cent of the adult respondents were aged 40 years and above.

A total of 76 per cent of the male, 47 per cent of the female and 19 per cent of the transgender respondents were married and living together. Although very few males were separated/divorced (1%) or living alone (2%), 8 per cent and 11 per cent of the females were separated/divorced and living alone, respectively. None of the interviewed transgender people was separated/divorced or living alone. A vast majority of transgender (96%) and male respondents (84%) and approximately half of the female respondents (46%) claimed that they were sexually active.

 

The full report is provided here.