Stigma Index Resources

Resource | Guidelines,
The PLHIV Stigma Index Implementation Guidelines: A handbook to support networks of people living with HIV to conduct the PLHIV Stigma Index 2.0. The Implementation Guidelines provide step-by-step guidance on all phases of implementation and link to many helpful templates and tools that can be used throughout the process.
 
 
Resource | Publications,
Cambodia was one of the fastest growing HIV epidemics in Asia in the mid-1990s; however, the country has been successful in reducing its HIV prevalence and incidence over the last decade. Despite this success, Cambodia still needs additional efforts to address disparities at the subnational level, special needs among key populations, and general stigma and attitudes associated with HIV/AIDS. HIV-related discrimination is not only a human rights violation, but it also has an impact on people’s ability to access HIV testing, care, and treatment. The United Nations’ 2016 High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS included “elimination of HIV-related discrimination” as one of three critical targets to achieve by 2020, along with reducing the number of new HIV infections and people dying from AIDS-related causes to under half a million.
 
 
Resource | Publications,
Although access to effective HIV antiretroviral treatments has improved significantly – enabling people living with HIV to live long and productive lives including working and contributing to society in many different ways – people living with HIV continue to face discrimination in relation to work in terms of finding employment, keeping jobs and furthering career progression.
 
 
Resource | Publications,
This report highlights the findings from a seven country study of stigma and discrimination in the Pacific region funded by the Global Fund through the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji.
 
 
Resource | Publications,
From March 2016 to June 2016, 15 field researchers met 104 people living with HIV in South Korea and asked about their experiences of stigma and discrimination in the last 12 months.
 
 
Resource | Publications,
This report covers research conducted on HIV stigma and discrimination using the Stigma Index in the Papua New Guinea provinces of Western Highlands and Chimbu
 
 
Resource | Publications,
In Viet Nam the Stigma Index has been conducted by the Viet Nam National Network of People Living with HIV (VNP+). Following a first round in 2011, a second survey was conducted in 2014 to assess both current stigma and discrimination and any changes since 2011.
 
 
Resource | Reviews and Snapshots,
Over the past years, over 10 countries in Asia and the Pacific have removed or revised a number of punitive laws or policies hindering HIV response. These actions are helping to enable more people to access HIV services.
 
 
Resource | Publications,
The report aims to demonstrate the role of media in reflecting and perpetuating stigma and discrimination against key affected population and people living with HIV.
 
 
Resource | Publications,
The People Living with HIV Stigma Index Study in Malaysia was conducted by The Positive Malaysian Treatment Access and Advocacy Group (MTAAG+) to document and measure the extent of HIV-related stigma and discrimination experienced by people living with HIV.