“Stigma” in the news

Example collocations

social stigma
stigma associated

Publications and example sentences

The China Post
· Death and denial in Brazil’s Amazon capital  
There is a stigma attached to the new disease, he said.
The New York Times
· As Meatpacking Plants Reopen, Data About Worker Illness Remains Elusive  
“There has been a stigma associated with the virus,” said Teresa Duncan, the director of the health department in Bladen County, where the plant is located.
The Guardian
· Hottest front-room seats: the best theatre and dance to watch online  
Key Change, now available to stream online, is a fantastic introduction to their consistently impressive work with women who are on the margins of society; in this case, prisoners at HM Prison Low Newton, who devised the 2015 show with the theatre group over several months in order to break down stigma and enlighten audiences.
Al Jazeera
· Still Here: A story of incarceration and gentrification in the US  
For many, release can mean entering a new type of confinement - a kind of social prison where they struggle to overcome the stigma of their past incarceration and to find jobs, safe and affordable housing and to reconnect with family.
· What Time of Day (Or Night) Do You Slide Into the DMs?  
Tam, 25, sees morning DMs as a way of alleviating any potential stigma.
· 'I'm looking for the truth': States face criticism for COVID-19 data cover-ups  
In one such example, Arizona officials argued this month they should not reveal the names of facilities with outbreaks because it could give those nursing homes a stigma and could lead to discrimination against them.
The Guardian
· Knocking down barriers through boxing – photo essay  
For many who come to EFC, boxing has a unique appeal that alleviates any stigma that may come with accessing more traditional mental health or careers services.
The Independent
· Prince William records mental health message for national church service  
During the week, the duke also spoke to representatives from Lifelines Scotland to discuss the impact mental health issues have had in their line of work and the importance of breaking down mental health stigmas.
The New York Times
· For Some Italians, the Future of Work Looks Like the Past  
To do that, agriculture needed to shake off the backward stigma of Europe’s preindustrial and pre-technological past and emphasize its use of sophisticated technology, machinery and chemistry.
The Independent
· Coronavirus: Ohio health officials apologise for telling black Americans to avoid ‘gang symbolism’ on face masks  
“Everyone deserves to feel safe while wearing a face covering and not be subjected to stigma, bias or discrimination.