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HIV-related Stigma as a Barrier to Achievement of Global PMTCT and Maternal Health Goals: A Review of the Evidence

Janet M. Turan, Laura Nyblade

A new literature review published in the journal AIDS and Behavior finds that concerns about HIV-related stigma can discourage pregnant women in low-income settings from seeking services for their own health and to prevent mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV. These findings highlight a...

Tags: Women, Global, Stigma and discrimination, Sexual and reproductive health, Positive prevention
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Women Out Loud - How women living with HIV will help the world end AIDS


Women may make up half the world’s population, but they do not share it equally. This is especially evident when it comes to HIV. Despite the many successes we have seen, women still face inequalities that will keep the AIDS response from reaching its full potential. Women out loud amplifies the...

Tags: Women, Global, Prevention
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