Redoubling efforts to fight stigma and discrimination key to ending AIDS

Stigmatizing and discriminating against people living with HIV hinder any progress made so far on reducing transmission and tackling the epidemic, the ICRW's Anne Stangl writes in a guest opinion during the 20th International AIDS Conference taking place this week in Melbourne, Australia.

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About the author

  • Anne Stangl

    Anne Stangl is a senior behavioral scientist at the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW). In this role, she develops strategies and coordinate efforts to improve health outcomes for women, girls and marginalized populations by reducing stigma and promoting human rights. Stangl is also director of the Stigma Action Network secretariat.