n Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The role of prison gangs as precipitating agent in the spread of HIV/AIDS in South Afican prisons with special emphasis on socio-cultural factors
|Article Title||The role of prison gangs as precipitating agent in the spread of HIV/AIDS in South Afican prisons with special emphasis on socio-cultural factors|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Author||M. Minnie, A. Prins and E. Van Niekerk|
|Publication Date||Jan 2002|
|Pages||51 - 62|
Africa is under siege. Of those infected with HIV seventy-one percent reside in Africa (Van Dyk 2001). The estimated world-wide figure is quoted as 42.666747 million (Daily Mail & Guardian 2001) bringing the total estimate of Africans infected to a stunning 30,3 million. Ninety-five percent (12.1 million) of Aids orphans are from Africa.
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