As of now, there are about 2.1 million patients suffering from the disease, however, only 1.3 million are registered with Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) centres and getting the treatment as per the National Aids Control Organization (NACO), said the official adding that there is so much of social stigma
around it that people don't come out openly for the treatment.
'Depression and anxiety are normally treated as a social stigma
to be talked about in our society, but we have broken this taboo and have brought the sensitive issue to the everyday discourse' said the group media head Mr.
The song calls for acceptance of the other despite their color, religion or sexuality and putting an end to the social stigma
of obesity and body shaming.
The committee explained in a Saturday statement that ex-convicts suffer a social stigma
that often prevents them from getting proper job opportunities that guarantee stable and secured life for them and their families.
A total of 41.38 per cent of riders felt a perceived social stigma
of being viewed negatively for using mental health services might have influenced whether they sought help.
3 What social stigma
does society need to get over?
Summary: Social stigma
prevents them from reporting about the problem
She addresses common myths associated with obesity, then questions related to definitions, causes and risk factors, consequences, treatment options, and social stigma
, acceptance, and the prevention of obesity, ending with case vignettes that illustrate common scenarios associated with obesity.
This has only fueled the social stigma
around people living with HIV.
"Sexual dysfunction in men and urinary incontinence in women are a few of the most common urology problems not addressed due to social stigma
," said Dr Pillai.
'Troubled youths are often associated with social stigma
on the streets and they have problems in getting a job.