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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...
7 Jun 2017
Some headline findings include -Некоторые основные выводы включают: In the previous 12 months two in three people living with HIV said they were afraid of being gossiped about because of their HIV status (70.5%). Every other PLHIV feared sexual rejection (50.3%), as well as insults, harassment or verbal threats. Every...
22 Feb 2017
Case Study: Responding to stigma and discrimination among key populations in Vietnam The case study below is shown as an example of good practice by the Positive Action Challenges Fund. They are seeking applications here In 2011 and 2014, the Vietnam Network of People Living with HIV (VNP+) conducted the...
9 Feb 2017
The implementation was carried out in the Papua New Guinea (PNG) provinces of Western Highlands and Chimbu, funded by a grant from PNG’s National AIDS Council (NACS). Igat Hope, the national representative organisation of people living with HIV in PNG, had aimed to conduct interviews in all regions of PNG...
19 Jan 2017
Three associations of people living with HIV networks carried out implementation of the index in 2015. They are now working to finalise the reports in Russian and English for publication. Thre three networks involved are Kazakhstan Union of People living with HIV Tajikistan, Public organization: “ SPIN PLUS” Kyrgyzstan, Association...
8 Nov 2016
WHAT FORMS OF STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION DO PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV FACE IN MICHIGAN ? Among the 70 SI Questionnaire participants, during the prior year: 80% experienced negative feelings of self-blame and guilt about being HIVpositive. 73% experienced at least one form of social discrimination, most commonly hearing gossip about...
2 Nov 2016
The Botswana Network of People Living With HIV (BONEPWA+) in cooperation with the National AIDS Coordinating Agency (NACA), Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), United NationsDevelopment Programme (UNDP), and Bomme Isago, carried out this study in 2014 . The full study can be found here
3 May 2016
The Stigma Index was first conducted by VNP+ in 2011. In 2014, VNP+ undertook a second round of the Stigma Index to analyse the stigma and discrimination currently faced by people living with HIV in Viet Nam, and to establish what positive and/or negative changes ,if any,have taken place in...