Standing Together Against Stigma

Stigma, when associated with HIV, another medical condition, mental illness or disability, prevents a person from seeking evaluation and treatment, disclosing the diagnosis to those most likely to provide support, and following treatment guidelines. Health related stigma destroys human dignity. 

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Apply for Scholarships

We are still awaiting some of our funding and cannot yet specify how many scholarships we will have but we will be able to offer some full scholarships (US only) and some partial scholarships. Click here for the application.

Registration Open

Click HERE to register for the 2019 International Conference on Stigma!

Call for Abstracts released!

Click HERE to access the Call for Abstracts for the 2019 International Conference on Stigma.

From our blog

From our 2018 International Conference on Stigma

“I enjoyed the dialogue between the moderator and panelists-it was open, honest and informative.”

“Information coupled with personal experiences”

“The movie was great – 90 Days”

“Great variety of flow”

“Approach of addressing stigma from an empowerment perspective”

“The posters were fantastic. So much great content and wonderful presentations”

“Speaking truth”

“Very real!”

“ Yay for bringing disability into the conversation. Also great diversity with age, gender and experiences”

“Boldness and Authenticity”

“The way some speakers cut through the layers that some academics unnecessarily add, and get to the points on stigma, racism, intersectionality, oppression. Love that.”

“Real content on Black people, and conducting research”

“Real and Raw”

“Love local entertainment!”

“I’ve never seen so much networking at this event. It was amazing”

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