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30 Nov 2018
Stigma Index 2.0 Every year communities of people living with HIV come together to acknowledge the profound and devastating impact that the HIV epidemic has had on our lives and in our world. Millions of people have been lost over the last three decades and too many are still facing...
21 Nov 2018
Overview report of stigma in the Pacific Islands This report highlights the findings from a study of stigma and discrimination in the Pacific region, funded by the Global Fund through the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji. The People Living with HIV Stigma Index study was carried out under the leadership...
21 Nov 2018
Taiwan - Initial findings from first implementation of Stigma Index Between April and December 2017, the Stigma Index was implemented in Taiwan for the first time. 842 people living with HIV were interviewed. A summary of the findings can be found on this poster. The full report will be published soon.
9 May 2018
Thanks to Positive Voice the reports of the Stigma Index, in English and Greek, are now available
20 Mar 2018
The first implementation of the People Living with HIV Stigma Index in Taiwan was finished in 2017, led by PRAA (Persons with HIV/AIDS Rights Advocacy Association of Taiwan). Status Disclosure is Associated with Social HIV Stigma and Discrimination - A total of 842 PLHIV (3% of total PLHIV population in...
25 Nov 2017
From 2014 until September 2017 GNP+ and community organisations in Estonia ( http://ehpv.ee/en/) Greece ( http://positivevoice.gr/ ) Germany ( https://en.aidshilfe.de/ ) Poland ( https://fes.edu.pl/ ) Portugal ( http://www.sermais.com.pt/ ) took part in the OptTest project http://www.opttest.eu - Optimising testing and linkage to care for HIV across Europe - which received...
12 Oct 2017
Please click on this link to register... The People Living with HIV Stigma Index 2.0: Community-driven strategic information for change Friday, 27 October 2017 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT (2:00 PM GMT/3:00 PM WAT/5:00 PM EAT) The People Living with HIV Stigma Index was developed by the Global Network...
16 Jul 2017
This report is now available. It can be accessed in Korean and English here A press report of the launch can be found here
7 Jun 2017
In the past 12 months one in three (39.3%) of interviewed PLHIV was afraid of being gossiped about because of his/her positive HIV status or feared sexual rejection (37.5%). One in five people living withHIV (21.3%) experienced the fear of being verbally aff ronted, harassed and/or threatened. Every tenth(10.8%) feared...
7 Jun 2017
One in three people living with HIV (40.7%) experienced the fear of being verbally affronted, harassed and/or threatened. More often the fear was felt by people who lived with HIV longer than a year but less than 10 years (2≤0.05). One in five feared harassment and threats (18.7%) or physical...