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.

How are psoriasis and HIV related?

How are psoriasis and HIV related?
- Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disorder that can sometimes affect people living with HIV. affects an estimated of people with . Psoriasis symptoms ...

One doctor's decades-long fight to heal Haiti

One doctor's decades-long fight to heal Haiti
- The country's HIV rate went down from 6.1% in 1993 to less than 2% today. And overall life expectancy has risen by about 10 years. Much of that ...

HIV Hiding in Cells Can Now Be Measured, But Are We Closer to a Cure?

HIV Hiding in Cells Can Now Be Measured, But Are We Closer to a Cure?
- For researchers in the HIV cure field, this new technique is a significant development because it offers a clearer look at how to pinpoint this viral ...

Federal judge blocks military from discharging two HIV-positive airmen

Federal judge blocks military from discharging two HIV-positive airmen
- This is a major victory in our fight to ensure everyone living with HIV can serve their country without discrimination,” Lambda Legal counsel and HIV ...

Secret suffering of Ceausescu's babies: The plight of HIV-positive orphans in Romania

Secret suffering of Ceausescu's babies: The plight of HIV-positive orphans in Romania
- Ramona is one of the children under five years old who have been infected with Aids or HIV in Romania. Officially the figure is only 600, but that ...

Fueled by climate change, Zimbabwe's erratic harvests cause farmers with HIV to struggle

Fueled by climate change, Zimbabwe's erratic harvests cause farmers with HIV to struggle
- Jemitias Denhere shakes his head as he explains why, despite being a specialist in soil management and crop production, he specialises in beef ...

Halting HIV by 2030 is a challenge. Here's why it's especially tough in the South

Halting HIV by 2030 is a challenge. Here's why it's especially tough in the South
- a line snaked out the door of AID Atlanta's Midtown clinic. It was National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and the waiting room was ...

Sales of emergency pills increase on Val's Day as condoms drop

Sales of emergency pills increase on Val's Day as condoms drop
- In most Valentine celebrations in Ghana, the market for condoms booms, and the drop in this year's sale has come as a surprise to many HIV/AIDS ...