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The Fiji Network for People Living with HIV and AIDS (FJN+) conducted the People Living with HIV Stigma Index in the Fiji Islands in 2010. A sample of 45 People Living with HIV were interviewed in Suva and Lautoka on the Island of Viti Levu and in Labasa on the Island of Vanua Levu.
Ukraine: overlapping stigmas - 24 May 2012
The findings of the research have demonstrated that stigma, discrimination and violation of human rights of people living with HIV/AIDS are widely spread in Ukraine.
La investigación desarrollada para establecer el Índice de estigma en personas con VIH en Argentina, lejos de ser un punto de llegada, es percibida como un punto de partida para la construcción de más y mejores políticas sociales que incluyan la evidencia conseguida como fundamento de sus programaciones.
Nigeria - 24 May 2012
The study found that HIV-related stigma was prevalent and an ongoing part of life for the people living with HIV in Nigeria who participated in this study.
UK stigma index data used in NAM publication - 27 March 2012
NAM have produced a new edition of our patient information booklet HIV, stigma & discrimination aims to help people understand the causes of stigma and discrimination, think about ways of responding and find out where to go for help and support.
The PLHIV Stigma Index underway in Germany - 13 December 2011
Finally, in November 2011 - after more than a year of preparatory work - the first interview within the frame of "positive stimmen" (literally "positive voices"), the PLHIV Stigma Index in Germany, is underway.
Understanding HIV stigma in Swaziland - 13 December 2011
"I am alive because I went to test otherwise I would be dead... People think because I am HIV positive, that is the problem. But really the problem is not knowing your HIV status."
A qué se enfrentan colombianos que tienen VIH - 22 November 2011
Entrevista con Juan Simbaqueba investigador principal sobre los hallazgos del indice de estigma en personas viviendo con VIH en Colombia.
ICASA Ethiopia - 11 October 2011
"The Gender Dimensions of HIV-related Stigma in Ethiopia" has been selected for presentation in an Oral Abstract Session at the 16th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA 2011) to be held in Ethiopia 4-8 December 2011.
Piecing it together for women and girls: The gender dimensions of HIV-related stigma - 28 April 2011
New publication giving evidence on the gender dimensions of HIV-related stigma in Ethiopia, Dominican Republic and Bangladesh launched April 2011
Verdict on a Virus - 13 November 2008
The criminal law is a blunt instrument for HIV prevention. Yet from the UK to the USA, Mali to Mozambique, Azerbaijan to Australia, criminal laws are increasingly being used to prosecute HIV transmission or exposure. This undermines human rights and jeopardizes hard won gains in the global response to HIV.