Understanding HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination in Vietnam

Publish Year : 2002
Publisher : International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
Author Name : K.T. Hong, N. T. Van Anh, and J. Ogden
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Description :

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and the Center for Social Development Studies (CSDS), Hanoi, are investigating the causes, manifestations, and consequences of HIV-related stigma and discrimination at the community level in Vietnam. This research explores the community context in which HIV-related stigma occurs and the extent to which the stigma associated with injection drug use and sex work intersects with that of people living with HIV/AIDS, and the effects of gender on these processes. In addition, the project will bring together a group of leaders from key constituencies and strengthen their capacity to serve as advocates for people living with AIDS.


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