Technical Brief: Measuring HIV stigma and discrimination

International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), STRIVE

TOOL DESCRIPTION


To guide researchers in the study of HIV-related stigma and discrimination, either as the main focus of research or as a complement to related topics.

Type of Document:
Short technical brief that outlines the key domains of HIV-related stigma and discrimination that need to be measured if we are to understand how stigma operates and how it can be reduced in a particular setting.

Audience Intended:
Researchers, Healthcare providers, PLHIV.

Population Experiencing Stigma and/or Discrimination:
PLHIV.

Stigma and/or Discrimination:
Stigma and Discrimination, often together although separate in the legal/legal and policy environment context.

Assess and/or Address:
Assess.

Implementation:
N/A

Comments:
See p. 15 for discrimination discussion, p. 33 for healthcare discussion, p. 13 stigma-sickness slope is useful conceptually.


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