A series of papers examine HIV-related stigma in a variety of contexts and settings, exploring the impact of stigma on several different populations.
Some 50–60% of people living with HIV are unaware of their status. HIV-related stigma prevents millions of people from coming forward for testing and for prevention and treatment services.
This issue is co-edited by Anne Stangl of STRIVE partner ICRW-DC and Cynthia Grossman of the US National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).
Stangl, A.; Grossman, C. (Editors) Global action to reduce HIV stigma and discrimination. Journal of the International AIDS Society (2013) 16 (Supplement 2) [JIAS Special Edition]