Human Rights: Discrimination against people living with HIV creates barriers to the HIV response

28 May 2019

The impact of HIV-related stigma and discrimination is far reaching. For example, one in five people living with HIV have been denied healthcare, including family planning services or dental work, according to data gathered by countries that monitor healthcare-related discrimination. 

Graphic showing how discriminating against PLWHIV creates barriers to the HIV response

Find out more about how discrimination of people living with HIV creates barriers to the HIV response on our HIV and human rights page.