India : HIV/AIDS related discrimination, stigmatization and denial
Discrimination, stigmatization and denial have been recognized as important issues to be addressed in the context of HIV/AIDS. This Key Material describes the findings from a study of the nature, determinants and effects of HIV/AIDS-related discrimination, stigmatization and denial in India. The findings demonstrate the profound consequences of these negative processes for the individuals, families and communities involved. Programmatic and policy issues are also highlighted.