Narratives around concealment and agency for stigma- reduction: a study of women affected by leprosy in Cirebon District, Indonesia

@inproceedings{2015NarrativesAC,
  title={Narratives around concealment and agency for stigma- reduction: a study of women affected by leprosy in Cirebon District, Indonesia},
  author={},
  year={2015}
}
  • Published 2015
Purpose: This study analyses the experiences of women affected by leprosy, taking into consideration whether they concealed or disclosed their status, and looks specifically at their agency. The aim is to provide recommendations for stigma-reduction interventions. Methods: The study population consisted of women affected by leprosy who live in Cirebon District, Indonesia. Study subjects were purposively selected on the basis of characteristics such as age and role in the community. After… CONTINUE READING