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.

Black women and HIV: Oral history reveals their pain, disenfranchisement and endurance

Black women and HIV: Oral history reveals their pain, disenfranchisement and endurance
- Some 7,500 women were diagnosed with HIV in 2016 and the majority of them — 61 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and ...

Laws must protect, 'not reject' says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day

Laws must protect, 'not reject' says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day
Last year at least 20 countries set travel restrictions against HIV-positive people; some 29 States required a husband or partner's consent for a woman ...

The rate of death is high after surgery than in HIV or any other disease

The rate of death is high after surgery than in HIV or any other disease
- The estimation also further concludes that more people die each year and within 30 days after surgery than what people die from HIV, tuberculosis, ...

Pence Claims Religious Freedom Is 'Under Attack' During Speech at CPAC

Pence Claims Religious Freedom Is 'Under Attack' During Speech at CPAC
- As Governor of Indiana, [Pence] was responsible for enabling the worst outbreak of HIV and AIDS in state history when he shut down needle ...

UK woman with HIV explains how she had children with her boyfriend to dispel stigma

UK woman with HIV explains how she had children with her boyfriend to dispel stigma
- A UK woman with HIV has opened up about how she and her boyfriend decided to take the plunge and have children. 

Remove barrier to HIV testing, treatment

Remove barrier to HIV testing, treatment
- Now we know that AIDS is caused by the HIV virus, and we know exactly how it is and how it is not transmitted. We know that when people living with ...

Fear and stigma: Dealing with the fallout of Singapore's HIV data breach

Fear and stigma: Dealing with the fallout of Singapore's HIV data breach
- There had been a breach of a medical database, they said, and the personal details of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in Singapore had been leaked ...

Fighting HIV led to this determined businesswoman's her passion

Fighting HIV led to this determined businesswoman's her passion
- Being determined, perfecting her talents and focusing on what she does best is the message of hope that makes this entrepreneur extra ...