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  • n  the act of stigmatizing

  • Yet punishment and stigmatization do nothing to ameliorate the problem.
  • Those children without familial support were most likely to not report abuse because of powerlessness and a fear of stigmatization in their community.
  • But the most crucial functions of international indictments and arrest warrants are ones that are rarely heralded: stigmatization and incapacitation of really bad people.
News & Articles

  • In Gay America, Optimism Abounds As Stigma Persists, Pew Says
    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans say they feel more accepted in society than they did 10 years ago, and they're overwhelmingly optimistic that the trend will continue. But a sweeping new Pew Research Center survey also finds persistent levels of stigmatization and secrecy in the community. "The Pew Research Center finds some 90 percent of LGBT people feel more accepted now than ...
    June 13, 2013 - KERA North Texas

  • Alan Whiteside in Afrik-news
    This could be a good method in certain communities which are seriously affected. Such an initiative would offer these countries a short-term solution-inexpensive and easy to manage, while avoiding further stigmatization,explains Alan...
  • Beck in UN News Centre
    Ensuring this information is securely stored and confidentially maintained will avoid potential stigmatization and discrimination of individuals and communities, and enhance the quality of the information collected,said Eddy Beck, UNAIDS...
  • Helen Kennedy in Daily Gleaner
    A lot of kids aren't out to their parents, a lot of kids aren't out to their friends in school, because of the stigmatization and because of the homophobia and transphobia that still exists,said Helen Kennedy, executive director of Egale...

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