The people: living with HIV stigma index: South Africa 2014: summary report

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- client
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2015
TITLE AUTHOR(S): L.Simbayi, K.Zuma, A.Cloete, S.Jooste, S.Zimela, S.Blose, N.Wabiri, V.Maduna, A.Davids, M.Mabaso, J.Mthembu, Y.Mashologu, G.Matseke, G.Mafoko
KEYWORDS: DISCRIMINATION, HIV/AIDS, STIGMATISATION
DEPARTMENT: HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB (HAST), Management Support (DED:CE), Management Support (BDE), Management Support (DCEO:OE), Management Support (HR), Management Support (IT), Management Support (LS), Management Support (IS), Management Support (RT), Management Support (IC), Management Support (SD), Management Support (PTA Caf), Management Support (OPS : Fac), Management Support (OPS: Build), Management Support (DCEO: Man), Management Support (Protect)
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Abstract

SANAC has acknowledged that stigma and discrimination of PLHIV needs to be addressed. SANAC noted that although there has been tremendous progress made over the last 3-4 years in respect of this, it was a very difficult task to undertake because of the high levels of violence towards women and sexual minorities in South Africa. As a result of these concerns, SANAC commissioned the implementation of this national PLHIV Stigma Index study. This study was conducted to address the key priority area of reducing HIV related stigma and discrimination.