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Extent and Impact of Stigma & Discrimination


This report examines the extent and impact of HIV related stigma in three districts in Kenya bringing together personal testimonies and quantified stigma that explore and represent the suffering of many people living with HIV and AIDS in Kenya. The feminization of HIV and
AIDS and the intensity of discrimination and perpetuation of violence against women underscore the need for deep reflections on how to help communities take collective actions to end HIV related stigma. This timely report places the importance of contextual HIV control programmes that engages communities in design and implementation.