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Gareth Thomas Speaks On Tackling HIV Stigmatization In The UK

Gareth Thomas Speaks On Tackling HIV Stigmatization In The UK

Former rugby international Gareth Thomas became one of the first openly HIV-positive people to appear on the cover of a mainstream British magazine on Thursday, a move hailed as chipping away at the stigma over the virus. The Welsh sports star said revealing that he was gay and living with HIV sometimes left him feeling […]

Boko Haram Wives Seek New Start As They Struggle With Stigma

Boko Haram Wives Seek New Start As They Struggle With Stigma

In a brand new, two-story building adjacent to a sluggish stream and low-cost housing units, dozens of women, all draped in brightly colored hijabs, listen to their teacher. He speaks to them in a mix of Hausa and Kanuri, explaining to them how they can save money and pool it together to form a cooperative. […]

Boko Haram Abductions: Freed ‘bride’ Tells Of Stigma Ordeal

Boko Haram Abductions: Freed ‘bride’ Tells Of Stigma Ordeal

Zara is 17 years old and she has a terrible story. It is the story of Boko Haram and what this brutal Islamist group is doing to thousands of people in north-eastern Nigeria and surrounding countries. Zara was kidnapped by Boko Haram and then freed by the army, but now finds herself sometimes wishing she […]