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Gender and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

Rachel Marcus

Gender and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

the cases of Uganda and Malawi

by Rachel Marcus

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Published by Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex in Brighton .
Written in English


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Statementby Rachel Marcus.
SeriesBRIDGE briefings on development & gender, Report -- no.13
ContributionsUniversity of Sussex. Institute of Development Studies.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21287629M

Insights into Gender Equity, Equality and Power Relations in Sub-Saharan Africa by Mansah Prah Since gender entered the development discourse in the Seventies, African countries have increasingly taken the concept on board in policy and practice.


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Gender and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa by Rachel Marcus Download PDF EPUB FB2

The main drivers of the HIV epidemic are influenced by a wide range of gender inequalities. Early and forced marriage, gender-based violence, unequal access to information, including sexual health knowledge, and a lack of negotiating power and economic autonomy are among the factors that place women and adolescent girls at increased risk of HIV infection as well as.

Women are disproportionally affected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The determinants of gender inequality in HIV/AIDS may vary Gender and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa book countries and require country-specific interventions to address them.

This study aimed to identify the socio-demographic and Cited by: HIV and AIDS in Africa: Beyond Epidemiology is a collection that seeks to further our understanding of AIDS by shifting the predominant understandings generated by biomedical and epidemiological research.

Brings together international contributorsincluding often overlooked African scholars and activistsfrom across the social sciences to examine HIV and AIDS from 5/5(1).

Gender, Time Use, and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa sheds light on a critical dimension of poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: time poverty. Although the concept of time poverty has been used in the development literature, it is not always clear what is meant by time poverty, how it can be measured, what impact it has on other areas, Gender and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa book what actions are most effective in.

HIV/AIDS, Gender and Rural Livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Overview and Annotated Bibliography (AWLAE: African Women Leaders in Agriculture and the Environment) [Muller, Tanja R.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

HIV/AIDS, Gender and Rural Livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Overview and Annotated Bibliography (AWLAE: African Cited by: 5. The development of gender responsive NSPs is of particular importance in settings with high sex disparities in HIV disease burden.

HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death among AGYW in many low and middle income countries, including in Cited by: 1. Gender and HIV/AIDS: Taking stock of research and programmes Gender-related Gender and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa book is often supported by laws and policies that prevent women from owning land, property and other productive resources.

This promotes women’s eco-nomic vulnerability to HIV infection, Gender and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa book their ability to seek and receive care and Size: KB. Get this from a library.

HIV/AIDS, gender, and rural livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa: an overview and annotated bibliography. [Tanja R Müller; African Women Leaders in Agriculture and Environment Programme.] -- Part of the "AWLAE" series on HIV/AIDS and agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa, this book discusses the gender dimension of HIV/AIDS impact at household.

Sub-Saharan Africa remains the region of the world most affected by HIV/AIDS. The World Health Organization Gender and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa book that HIV/AIDS is not only the leading cause of death in the region, but also those living with AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa make up 70% of the total population of infected individuals.

Additionally, the WHO notes that young women in the region contract. Gender and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: the cases of Uganda and Malawi Report prepared for Centre for Development Studies, University College Swansea by Rachel Marcus September The authors gratefully acknowledge support for the preparation of this report from the Centre for Development Studies (CDS), University College by: Women and HIV in sub-Saharan monplace in Africa and affects the risk of HIV/ AIDS by.

gender equity, anti-violence work and HIV/AIDS educa. Sub-Saharan Africa has a wide variety of climate zones or biomes. South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in particular are considered Megadiverse has a dry winter season and a wet summer season.

The Sahel extends across all of Africa at a latitude of about 10° to 15° N. Countries that include parts of the Sahara Desert proper in their northern.

Background. Countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remain the most severely affected by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) pandemic, accounting for 68 % of all persons living with HIV/AIDS worldwide [1, 2].Compared Gender and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa book men, women living in SSA are disproportionally affected by HIV/AIDS, Cited by: In sub-Saharan Africa, a negative impact of HIV/AIDS on both household food security and gender equality has been observed (Müller ).

A study on the implications of AIDS for household food. Abstract. Although the HIV epidemic affects, directly or indirectly, all segments of the population regardless of age, sex, religion, and socioeconomic status, women are the most affected group in Sub-Saharan Africa and most other parts of the developing by: 2.

Gender and HIV/AIDS impact mitigation in sub-Saharan Africa — recognising the constraints J Seeley, R Grellier,T Barnett ABSTRACT In discussions of gender and HIV/AIDS,attention has focused on prevention.

This is a vital r,we argue that there is also a need to focus more attention on the resulting impact of the epidemic,because. Gender-based analysis of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly studies conducted by ‘outside’ NGOs and agencies, has provoked a backlash from African leaders like Thabo Mbeki (), who equate perceived criticisms of African norms and values by bodies like the New York-based NGO Human Rights Watch (,and Author: Adrian Flint.

Introduction. The past two decades Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), and in particular Southern Africa has been the world region most devastated by HIV/AIDS and ds, F, Kelly, M.

J and Tournier, B. () IIEP Brief for Planners, HIV and AIDS: Challenges and Approaches within the Education Sector. Current trends of HIV transmission and prevalence clearly show that the epidemic is fuelled by gender-based vulnerabilities.

Close to 60 per cent of adults living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa are women, and almost 75 per cent of young people living with HIV in southern Africa are female.

It is also clear that issues of gender need to be mainstreamed into attempts to curb the further. HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa avoids a simplistic approach to the pandemic by exploring the complex and sometimes contradictory situations in which HIV/AIDS is discussed.

The book. Gender and Access to Antiretroviral Treatment in South Africa Nicoli Nattrass 2. Safety First, Then Condoms: Commercial Sex, Risky Behavior, and the Spread of HIV/AIDS in Managua, Nicaragua Alys Willman 3.

Race, Sex, and the Neglected Risks for Women and Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa Eileen Stillwaggon 4. The book avoids a simplistic approach to the pandemic, by exploring the complex and sometimes contradictory spaces in which HIV/AIDS discourses are negotiated, and thus goes some way to present a more hermeneutic profile of the HIV/AIDS problem.

HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa is as much about identity construction as it is about HIV/AIDS. Get this from a library. Gender, sexuality and development: education and society in Sub-Saharan Africa.

[Máiréad Dunne;] -- This book provides a timely contribution to the field of gender and development in the face of the looming failure of international development targets, the deepening HIV/AIDS pandemic and the.

1. Introduction. Although the current data show that the global HIV/AIDS epidemic is stabilizing, statistics still report an unacceptably high level of infection and progress is uneven in many countries [].Inapproximately 33 million people worldwide were infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) [].Sub-Saharan Africa remains the most affected region Cited by: 2 Report on the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic Referenced in Gender and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Putting Gender on the MAP.

World Bank. 3 Ibid 4 Women and HIV/AIDS. International Women’s Health oalition Fact. Last updated on November 5 Just Die Quietly: Domestic Violence and Women's Vulnerability to HIV in Uganda. However, in sub-Saharan African countries with the highest HIV prevalence, women represent the majority of people living with HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS,b).

Levels of new infections in sub-Saharan Africa continue to remain higher among women than among men, especially in the younger groups (UNAIDS, ). HIV/AIDS: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants provides comprehensive coverage of oxidative stress in HIV/AIDS, focusing on both the pathological process around molecular and cellular metabolism and the complications that can arise due to nutritional imbalance.

It provides a pathway for researchers and clinicians to gain an in-depth. CHAPTER 1. Researching HIV/AIDS and Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Examining the Gaps and Challenges.

Introduction. In this chapter, we argue that research in HIV/AIDS within the education sector is largely influenced by dominant discourses within the economics, medicine and epidemiology sectors that, by and large, fail to take into Author: Jean Baxen. AIDS is now the leading cause of death in Africa.1 Twenty-five million people in Sub-Saharan Africa are HIV-positive, with adult infection rates ranging from % in Niger to % in Botswana.2 Already, 22 million people, of whom 18 million were Africans, have died from the disease.

Twelve million children have lost one or both parents to. Overview of the Issue. According to UNAIDS, inthere were million people living with HIV in Sub Saharan region accounts for 70% of the world’s total new HIV infections.

While in recent years there has been tremendous progress in both treating those infected with HIV and preventing future transmissions, the epidemic continues to plague millions around the world.

HIV/AIDS is a major public health concern and cause of death in many parts of Africa. AIDS rates vary dramatically with the concentration in Southern Africa. Although the continent is home to about percent of the world's population, more than two-thirds of the total infected worldwide – some 35 million people – were Africans, of whom 15 million have already died.

Less than half of young women with HIV in seven southern and east African countries are aware they are infected, according to a wide-ranging study. The incidence of HIV infection among to 24 Author: Peter Beaumont. Among the salient factors that affect the size and shape of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa are the age and gender composition of the population; the pattern of sex roles and expectations within society; inequities in gender roles and power; sexual access to young girls and the acceptance of widespread differentials in the ages of.

TY - BOOK. T1 - HIV/AIDS, gender and rural livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa. AU - Müller, Tanja R. PY - Y1 - N2 - This second publication in the AWLAE series on HIV/AIDS and agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa discusses the gender dimension of HIV/AIDS impact at household and community by: 6.

HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa is as much about identity construction as it is about HIV/AIDS. The authors recognise the interrelatedness of sex, sexuality, identity and HIV/AIDS in the shaping of individual and collective identities and have thus gone beyond merely asking questions about what people Edition: 1st Edition.

Also, anyone interested in the complex African language context will find the book very informative, even stirring, while those involved with language issues in multilingual situations all over the world will find Language Attitudes in Sub-Saharan Africa interesting, stimulating, and valuable."--BOOK Summary field provided by.

Women’s and Gender Studies in English-Speaking Sub-Saharan Africa Akosua Adomako Ampofo, Josephine Beoku-Betts, Wairimu Ngaruiya Njambi, and Mary Osirim Gender & Society 6, Cited by: HIV/AIDS, Gender, Human Security and Violence in Southern Africa edited by Monica K.

Juma, Jennifer Klot. In the 10 years since the United Nations Security Council's first resolution on HIV/AIDS, the pandemic has had far-reaching implications for human security. In sub-Saharan Africa, the epicentre of the pandemic, the consequences have been. Since the s HIV/AIDS has occupied a singular position because of the rapidly emergent threat and devastation the disease has caused, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.

New infections continue to create a formidable challenge to households, communities, and health systems: last year alone, million new infections occurred globally. Popular understanding of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa is riddled with contradiction and speculation.

This is revealed in HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa, which explores the various contexts in which debate about HIV/AIDS takes place and examines how the Author: Jean Baxen.

Sub-Saharan Africa pdf to bear an inordinate share of the global HIV burden, though epidemics across countries pdf Africa vary considerably: million people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) live in the region, representing about 68 percent of the total worldwide. The number of new infections in sub-Saharan Africa peaked by and hasFile Size: KB.In order for the HIV epidemic to dissipate in sub-Saharan Africa, prevention programs that truly understand the local circumstances and strive for gender equality must be instituted immediately and book is divided into three parts, each concentrating on a different aspect of women and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan by: 8.

Thirty years since the discovery of Ebook, the HIV pandemic in sub-Saharan Ebook accounts for more than two thirds of the world’s HIV infections. Southern Africa remains the region most severely affected by the epidemic. Women continue to bear the brunt of the epidemic with young women infected almost ten years earlier compared to their male by: