2015 Kazakhstan People Living with HIV Stigma Index implementation report now available

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 physical harassment, threats or being physically assaulted (9.5%).Women living with HIV felt statistically more fears and more often than men living with HIV.

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