March 30

Kingston & St Andrew declared an HIV/AIDS stigma-free space

KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Jamaican Network of Seropositives (JN+) has certified the Kingston and St Andrew Municipality as a Stigma-Free Space, as part of the push to eradicate HIV related stigma and discrimination in Kingston. The Municipality, with the resounding support of the Mayor of Kingston, Senator Delroy Williams, has piloted this initiative as part of […]

March 1

Message from the JN+ President on Zero Discrimination Day 2021

People living with HIV are still facing stigma and discrimination because of their HIV status. I encourage you to join us in addressing discrimination by supporting the community, helping us correct the myths associated with HIV and sharing correct information, educating yourselves about HIV, and, importantly, by not being afraid to associate yourselves with people […]

July 16

JN+ Recommendation of the Sexual Harassment Act of 2019.

Sexual harassment is globally recognized as a form of violence against women and more broadly, a form of gender-based violence. The WHO reports ica.that gender-based violence is not only a human rights violation but also a barrier to HIV prevention, treatment, and care. Sexual harassment directly and adversely impacts women living with HIV in Jamaica Gender […]