4 4e Fighting stigma

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Fighting stigma: 

Fighting stigma

Fighting stigma: communication: 

Fighting stigma: communication 1. Address misconceptions: Increase awareness Get people talking Ways to raise taboo subjects: Safe spaces Symbols Humor Involve religious leaders Public figures support PLWA

Fighting stigma: communication : 

Fighting stigma: communication Disclosure by PLWA Helps people to identify with PLWA Gives HIV “a human face”

Fighting stigma: communication: 

Fighting stigma: communication

Fighting stigma: communication: 

Fighting stigma: communication 4. Advocacy “…a method and a process of influencing decision makers and public perceptions about an issue of concern, and mobilising community action to achieve social change, including legislative and policy reform…”

Fighting stigma: communication: 

Fighting stigma: communication 5. Personal commitment of leaders

Fighting stigma: measures to protect PLWA: 

Fighting stigma: measures to protect PLWA UN Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS (UNGASS 2001)

Fighting stigma: measures to protect PLWA: 

Fighting stigma: measures to protect PLWA 2. Organizational policies and training

Fighting stigma: measures to protect PLWA: 

Fighting stigma: measures to protect PLWA 3. PLWA need to know their rights and be supported to take action against discrimination

Fighting stigma: Care of PLWA: 

Fighting stigma: Care of PLWA With treatment and care, HIV/AIDS becomes a manageable chronic illness, rather than a death sentence Haiti Khayelitsha, South Africa