Stigmabase is a non-profit internet initiative dedicated to informing and raising awareness on the damaging effects of social exclusion and stigma around the world. The marginalization of individuals or categories of individuals is a too common phenomenon. Millions of people are facing this problem around the world and many complex factors are involved.

People will end up dying': Trump's cuts devastate clinics in Zambia

People will end up dying': Trump's cuts devastate clinics in Zambia
- Meanwhile, the number of people taking tests for sexually transmitted infections and HIV has slumped. “People will only come if they are not feeling ...

The Catholic Nun Who Came to New York to Confront the AIDS Crisis

The Catholic Nun Who Came to New York to Confront the AIDS Crisis
- In the 1980s the Catholic Church was notorious for its prejudice when it came to HIV and AIDS. But figures like Sister Carol Baltosiewich from Illinois ...

The impact of financial incentives on preventing HIV in newborns

The impact of financial incentives on preventing HIV in newborns
- One in three children worldwide born with HIV is in Nigeria. Transmission of HIV from mothers to children is preventable, but it requires completion of ...

Underutilization of HIV Testing Among Men with Incarceration Histories

Underutilization of HIV Testing Among Men with Incarceration Histories
- Annual HIV testing is recommended for individuals at high risk of infection, specifically incarcerated populations. Incarcerated men carry a higher ...

Thailand needs more investment in health

Thailand needs more investment in health
- Another clear benefit is seen in global funding for HIV and Aids programmes, which has led to fewer infections and increased access to anti-retroviral ...

Superbugs, anti-vaxxers make WHO's list of 10 global health threats

Superbugs, anti-vaxxers make WHO's list of 10 global health threats
- We've made a lot of progress in terms of HIV testing and treatment. About 22 million people are currently getting treated for HIV, WHO ...

Attorney General Nominee Defends his Stance on HIV Prison Camps

Attorney General Nominee Defends his Stance on HIV Prison Camps
- Attorney General nominee William Barr defends unconstitutional HIV prison camps that were in place during the Bush Sr. presidency, according to ...

A model's photo was used in an HIV education campaign so she sued for 'humiliation'

A model's photo was used in an HIV education campaign so she sued for 'humiliation'
- A New York model has been awarded $125,000 after her image was used in a 2013 New York City public health ad campaign falsely claiming that ...