Free period products and being able to deal with your period without shame or restrictions should, however, be a basic human right.
The term ‘MSM’ allows public health interventions to gloss over the social, political and cultural complexities of identity. But it’s not without its limitations.
Lagos waste pickers were dissatisfied with their unhealthy working conditions, poverty and stigmatisation.
Why we should wash our hands of this unhealthy phrase.
Agriculture appears to carry a stronger set of negative stigmas than other careers, but this is only half the story.
The negative effects of lower levels of self-stigma can be offset by positive coping strategies.
People with obesity earn less and have a harder time finding work.
Politicians’ knee jerk dismissal of an idea that could help rehabilitate ex-offenders is
Consensual sex work, like non-commercial sex, mostly happens behind closed doors. Yet stigma toward and ignorance about sex workers makes people panic when we try to talk about reform.
Research on how black people try to avoid racism in their daily lives shows that following white, mainstream standards can have mixed results.
The outlook can be bleak for people with ASD who have difficulty navigating the stressful work world. A trial project in Connecticut sought to find a new way to help them become truly independent.
Saying someone has epilepsy is a little like saying they’re ill. Its cause can vary from a brain tumour to an inherited genetic condition, the consequence of injury or a disorder affecting the brain.