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HIV Positive Women Highly Stigmatized


stigmaWomen with HIV continue to face stigmatization and discrimination in the society.

Pauline a resident of south B says she faces difficulty connecting with her neighbours and the people around her as she feels they treat her differently.

Pauline whose son is now 8 years old tested Positive in 2008 when she visited the clinic for pregnancy check up months after her boyfriend had passed on.

Pauline who is also an orphan however says aside from stigmatization with her condition she finds hard to survive the economy.