Fighting India’s HIV Stigma

Fighting India’s HIV Stigma

Issues with education and awareness of HIV and AIDS in India has resulted in large amounts of discrimination and stigma surrounding this issue nationwide.

Jaipur has one of the highest rates of HIV and AIDS in India. The government and NGO’s are all working together to provide the necessary education to prevent discrimination and improve understanding.

 

McKenna Lea

McKenna Lea

Mckenna Lea is a third year dual Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Communications student majoring in public relations at the University of Queensland. She is fresh off a semester abroad at the University of North Carolina, where she gained experience at a community newspaper, The Durham Voice, and volunteered in inner city classrooms. She hopes to further her knowledge in international journalism during her time with the UQ in India 2017 team.