Stories about Blogging Positively from October, 2011

Blogging Positively: The Challenge of Fighting Stigma in Egypt

  21 October 2011

Studies estimate that about 11,000 Egyptians are living with HIV, but that number could be much higher based on the fact that so many do not get tested or seek treatment based on the high degree of stigma against the disease. Ahmed Awadalla, a blogger with the Rising Voices grantee project Exploring Taboos wrote about “the price of stigma” in Egypt.