Stigma Deters Adolescents and Young Women With HIV From Accessing Contraceptives

Stigma deter Adollescents

NAIROBI, 15 September 2016 (allAfrica) – Adolescent girls and young women infected with HIV infections face stigma and discrimination when they seek reproductive health services such as family planning.

A group of adolescent girls and young women living with HIV under the auspices of a group called Sauti Skika say due to this unmet need for family planning, it makes them more vulnerable to unplanned pregnancies and at risk of reinfections.

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