Someone close to you has HIV but cannot tell
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. read more >
In the news
See our new Stigma article !
Click here to read the recently published article, “The Game of Fear, Blame and Shame: Stigma of HIV, A Major Public Health Debacle” by Sohail Rana and Chandni Parikh.
2014 Conference Announced!
The 5th Annual International Conference on Stigma, “Lean on Me! Standing Together for Human Rights in Health” will take place at the Howard University Blackburn Center on Friday November 21, 2014, from 8 Am to 5 PM. Please stay tuned for more information!
2013 International Stigma Conference
Read abstracts from and view video coverage of our conference held on November 22, 2013 at Howard University’s Blackburn Center, in Washington, DC. Read more