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n Indilinga African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems - HIV/Aids and women : African and South African perspectives

Volume 12, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1683-0296
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Abstract

HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa is a dynamic subject that has attracted ongoing research interest, support and services. Through a systematic literature review, using an African frame of reference, this article analyses the effect of the pandemic on women as a vulnerable group, critically reviews service provision and education and offers suggestions for future research. Two theoretical frameworks guide the analysis: the systems framework to highlight the inter-relationship of the multiple factors exacerbating women's vulnerability to HIV and the social constructionist framework to appreciate how socially constructed realities shape (women's) lives.

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2013-06-01
2016-12-11

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