News

13 Dec 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." These are the words of Khetsiwe, a 43 year-old single mother from Elangeni in Swaziland. Her...
28 Nov 2011
New publication giving evidence on the gender dimensions of HIV-related stigma in Ethiopia, Dominican Republic and Bangladesh launched April 2011 A new publication was launched in Germany which looks at the People Living with HIV Stigma Index findings from three countries. The data has been analysed to show in particular...
22 Oct 2011
Entrevista con Juan Simbaqueba investigador principal sobre los hallazgos del indice de estigma en personas viviendo con VIH en Colombia.
11 Oct 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. Stigma against those who are known or presumed to be living...
13 Nov 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...
5 Aug 2008
1 Aug 2008
Welcome! On 1 August we launch this website ... for the People Living with HIV Stigma Index.