Thursday, February 03, 2011

We are all in the same boat

Stigma is a major cause of suffering for people living with HIV. This toolkit is part of the growing international response to do something about stigma. Its aim is to educate about HIV stigma and discrimination and build their skills, confidence and commitment to act against stigma.
Children in HIV affected households also face stigma – they may be badly treated by their extended family or the family that decides to take them in, they may face verbal and physical abuse and may be forced to drop out of school.
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