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 >
We are currently seeking donations to enable the Howard University Stigma Project to sustain our activities throughout the year and begin to prepare for the November 17, 2017 International Conference on Stigma. It was only though our combined efforts that we were able to hold the 2016 conference. Please consider making a contribution at this time to make 2017 possible! Click the Donate button to the right here to make your contribution today!
Thank you to all the donors, supporters, and attendees that made the 2016 International Conference on Stigma a success! We look forward to your continued generosity throughout the year and will see you at the 2017 Conference.
We need volunteers to make this event a success! Individuals volunteering for at least 2 hours may receive free admission to the conference. Please click here to sign up today!
We are very excited to announce that we will be launching a new blog on this page which will share interesting stories and viewpoints, and will serve to spark conversation on the topics of HIV stigma, other health related stigmas, and human rights issues. Your comments are welcome, and please feel free to share topics that you would like to see discussed on this blog. Please stay tuned, and don’t forget to mark your calendar for the 7th Annual International Conference on Stigma which will take place at Howard University on Friday November 17, 2017.