ICRW Senior Behavioral Scientist Anne Stangl on July 24 will be a panelist for a discussion on the challenges posed by HIV-related stigma and discrimination and the innovative solutions underway globally to address the issue.
The event is being hosted by the Stigma Action Network and is part of the International AIDS Conference this week at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The discussion will take place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in booth 810 at the Positive Action Networking Zone in the conference’s Global Village.
Stangl and panelists will provide attendees with an understanding of the varied forms of HIV-related stigma and discrimination, how they fuel the epidemic, the unique challenges faced by key populations, and what to do to reduce stigma. Panelists also will highlight proven approaches for incorporating stigma reduction efforts into HIV programs, new evidence about stigma and how the Stigma Action Network is working to reduce HIV-related stigma.