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Some gendered and occupational aspects of HIV and Aids in eastern and southern Africa

Anne V. Akeroyd

Some gendered and occupational aspects of HIV and Aids in eastern and southern Africa

changes, continuities and issues for further consideration at the end of the first decade

by Anne V. Akeroyd

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Published by Centre of African Studies, Edinburgh University in [Edinburgh] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAnne V. Akeroyd.
SeriesOccasional papers / Centre of African Studies, Edinburgh University ;, no. 60, Occasional papers (University of Edinburgh, Centre of African Studies) ;, no 60.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 99/03833 (R)
The Physical Object
Pagination90 p. ;
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL424207M
LC Control Number98129707

At the end of , an estimated million people were living with HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.1 It is one of two regions in the world where the HIV epidemic continues to grow rapidly, with a 27% increase in annual HIV infections between and In , there were roughly , new HIV infections. Concepts and General Information Akeroyd, Anne, , "Some gendered and occupational aspects of HIV and AIDS in eastern and southern Africa: Changes, continuities and issues for further consideration at the end of the first decade." Occasional Papers, 60, Centre for African Studies, Edinburgh Size: KB.

Africa’s HIV/AIDS epidemic. Rather, my aim is to highlight and concisely discuss HIV/AIDS’ emergence in South Africa and characteristics of the state response to this virus between and It is not within the scope of this inquiry to investigate factors fuelling the alarming spread of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. As such, I will ignore.   The linkage between the socio-economic inequality and HIV outcomes was analysed using data from a population-based household survey that employed multistage-stratified sampling. The goal is to help refocus attention on how HIV is linked to inequalities. A socio-economic index (SEI) score, derived using Multiple Correspondence Analysis of Cited by:

HIV and AIDS: The Impact on Children in South Africa 5 UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre Figure 5 illustrates the impact of the epidemic on childhood mortality (per 1,) in the nine provinces. In the most severely affected province, KwaZulu-Natal, the child mortality rate is expected to exceed per 1,, more than double the rate in the. Southern and Eastern Africa Declaration of Commitment for HIV and AIDS Prevention Care, Treatment and Support in Prisons in Africa (Adopted: Johannesburg, South Africa, 18 November ) PREAMBLE Africa, especially sub-Saharan Africa, is the region most severely affected by HIV in the world. With almost two-thirds of all people infected with.


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Some gendered and occupational aspects of HIV and Aids in eastern and southern Africa by Anne V. Akeroyd Download PDF EPUB FB2

Some gendered and occupational aspects of HIV and AIDS in Eastern and Southern Africa: changes, continuities and issues for further consideration at the end of the first decade Author: Anne V Akeroyd ; University of Edinburgh. SOME GENDERED AND OCCUPATIONAL ASPECTS Hiv AND AIDS IN EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA.

changes. continuities and issues for fur-the; consideration at the end of the first decade Anne Akeroyd CENTRE OF AFRICAN STUD.

ES Edinburgh University price: £ rUS$ File Size: 7MB. A review of current literature on the impact of HIV/AIDS on children in sub-Saharan Africa.

AIDS. ; 14 (Suppl 3):S–S Goody EN. Parenthood and social reproduction: Fostering and occupational roles in West Africa (Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology, Vol.

35) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; Cited by: Akeroyd, Anne,"Some gendered and occupational aspects of HIV and AIDS in eastern and southern Africa: Changes, continuities and issues for further consideration at the end of the first decade." Occasional Papers, 60, Centre for African Studies, Edinburgh.

HIV and AIDS in Africa: Beyond Epidemiology seeks to shift the predominant understandings generated by biomedical and epidemiological research, recognizing that HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa is a complex and regionally-specific phenomenon rooted in local economies, deepening poverty, migration, gender, war, global economies, and.

2 The Sociocultural Aspects of HIV/AIDS. countries in eastern and southern Africa turn the research findings of male.

the final section to the book, will explore some of. gender, HIV/AIDS and human security and the need to consider these three concepts as over lapping and interconnected issues affecting development in Africa.

This book presents a unique and innovative effort to examine what we know about homosexual transmission of HIV and AIDS in South Africa. It reverses the trend whereby categories of same sex sexual practice are almost always excluded from research of HIV and AIDS, as well as from care and intervention programmes.

The varied contributors (academics, activists and. This paper presents an overview of the development of HIV/AIDS in South Africa, taking into consideration the social context and analyzing the factors most.

Not only do gender-based inequalities affect women’s vulnerability to HIV infection, but they also exacerbate the negative effects of HIV/AIDS. Denial of women’s inheritance and property rights in some regions of the world, as a result of overlapping legal regimes (such as older colonial laws, newer constitutional laws, and.

ESTIMATES OF HIV IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA. In an estimated [, (range around estimate)] million people were living with HIV worldwide. Sub-Saharan Africa is home to only 12% of the global population, yet accounts for 71% of the global burden of HIV infection.

Ten countries, mostly in southern and eastern Africa, by:   Despite more than a decade of work in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention, global estimates of HIV infections indicated that, million [ million– million] were living with HIV. The theoretical framework of this research focuses on the intersection between HIV/AIDS, gender inequality and gender violence, and more specifically, on certain cultural practices and customs that contribute towards and exacerbate women’s subordination and inequality, which in turn, increase women’s exposure to become infected with HIV.

Household-Level Impacts. HIV/AIDS infects and kills young and middle-aged adults preferentially, the age group that comprises household heads, mothers and fathers of young children and adolescents, caregivers for the old and sick, transmitters of agricultural and livelihood knowledge and skills, and custodians of social safety nets (Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa.

As can be seen from Table 4, HIV prevalence in the 16 Southern and Eastern African countries varies widely from % for Madagascar and 1% for Mauritius to % for Swaziland and % for Lesotho.

Southern Africa has borne the brunt of the HIV Cited by:   The Rural Dimension of HIV/AIDS. The various HIV/AIDS epidemics across sub-Saharan Africa are diverse in terms of rate of spread and characteristic variations from region to region [].The prevalence of disease tends to be greater in urban areas as compared to rural areas, with the urban-rural ratio estimated at [].However, there are also unique Cited by: Gender inequality has a profound impact on the lives of children in Eastern and Southern Africa.

There is a direct correlation between a child’s gender and the possibility of realizing their rights and enjoying their full potential, with social norms favouring boys over girls in most aspects.

Versteeg, M.F., and Murray, M. Condom use as part of the wider HIV prevention strategy: experiences from communities in the North West Province, South Africa.

Journal of the Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research Alliance, Cited by:   Gender inequalities in HIV/AIDS. Table 1 reports response rates, samples size and prevalence of HIV/AIDS by gender, country and survey year. Women had a significantly higher prevalence of HIV/AIDS than men in all countries and years sampled, apart from Burkina Faso in andMali inNiger inSao Tome & Principe in /09, Cited by: Table I; Prevalence Of HIV/Aids In Region Number of adults and children living with HIV/AIDS (Thousands) Percentage of adults living with HIV/AIDS in North America Caribbean Latin America 1 Western Europe Eastern Europe and Central Asia North Africa and the Near East.

Gender and poverty in South Africa in the Era of HIV/AIDS: A quantitative study Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Women's Health 19(1) .Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS VOL.3 NO.3 NOVEMBER A Strebel, M Crawford,T Shefer,A Cloete, N Henda, M Kaufman, L Simbayi, K Magome, S Kalichman ABSTRACT The links between gender roles,gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS risk are complex and culturally by: Sharp Darts Radio Amazing Discoveries Africa Rediscover America Audio Podcast Sports Show PC Full text of "Mainstreaming HIV/AIDS in development and humanitarian programmes" See other formats.