Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

New Index Highlights Levels of HIV Stigma in Uganda

Uganda is launching it’s first-ever "stigma index,” quantifying the degree and types of stigma suffered by people living with HIV/AIDS.  The organization publishing the report hopes that bringing the issue to light will help create policies to fight discrimination, and eventually conquer it.  The index was launched Tuesday by the National Forum of People Living with HIV/AIDS Networks in Uganda, or NAFOPHANU.  Based on a survey of over 1,000 HIV positive people across the ...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter