Stigma, Discrimination and Key Affected Populations: Strengthening the Role of Media Advocacy in Sri Lanka through a Critical Analysis of News Media Coverage

Publications - Released in 2013

The report aims to demonstrate the role of media in reflecting and perpetuating stigma and discrimination against key affected population and people living with HIV by identifying key issues and challenges and provide recommendations for strengthening the role of media advocacy in creating an enabling environment for HIV prevention, treatment and care.

Countries

  • Sri Lanka

Populations

  • Key Populations
  • People Living with HIV (PLHIV)

Thematic Areas

  • Sex work and HIV
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Stigma index

Organizations

  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Authors

  • Sarma, Nirupama
  • Billimoria, Hans