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relationship between gender roles and HIV infection in Namibia

Scholastika Lipinge

relationship between gender roles and HIV infection in Namibia

by Scholastika Lipinge

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Published by University of Namibia Press in [Windhoek, Namibia] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia.
    • Subjects:
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Namibia.,
    • Gender identity -- Namibia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Scholastika Lipinge, Kathe Hofnie, Steve Friedman.
      SeriesIssue ;, no. 8, Publication (Windhoek, Namibia) ;, no. 8.
      ContributionsHofnie, Kathe., Friedman, Steve.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA643.86.N3 L55 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 281 p. ;
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3359620M
      ISBN 109991663738
      LC Control Number2004410221

      Gender has long been recognized as being key to understanding and addressing HIV and AIDS. Gender roles and relations that structure and legitimate women’s subordination and simultaneously foster models of masculinity that justify and reproduce men’s dominance over women exacerbate the spread and impact of the by:   Globally, both gender and racial inequalities play significant roles in perpetuating the HIV epidemic [].South Africa carries the largest share of the global HIV burden and a nationally representative population based household survey conducted in showed that an estimated million people, about % of the population, were living with HIV in the country (2).Author: M. Mabaso, L. Makola, I. Naidoo, L. L. Mlangeni, S. Jooste, L. Simbayi.

      The Interrelationship Between Gender-based Violence and HIV/AIDS in South Africa By Chineze J. Onyejekwe Abstract This paper focuses on how gender-based violence intersects with HIV/AIDS in ways too devastating to be ignored. Women’s subordinate position is linked to poverty, sexual abuse/rape, and the risk to women in long-term union.   While some macro and micro studies find a positive relationship between poverty and HIV, others do not. Although efforts have been made to tackle the issue of poverty as a way of dealing with HIV/AIDS, the role played by poverty in HIV/AIDS remains poorly understood. There are several impediments to understanding the poverty and HIV/AIDS by: 7.

      --The relationship between gender roles and HIV infection in Namibia / S Llpinge (p. ). -- Why? What? why are Namibians so heavily affected by HIV? what can we do as teachers? In contrast, the GAD (or Gender and Development) approach focuses on the socially constructed basis of differences between men and women and emphasises the need to challenge existing gender roles and relations Women’s Empowerment A ‘bottom-up’ process of transforming gender power relations, through individuals or groups developingFile Size: KB.


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Relationship between gender roles and HIV infection in Namibia by Scholastika Lipinge Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lipinge, Scholastika. Relationship between gender roles and HIV infection in Namibia. [Windhoek, Namibia]: University of Namibia Press, Edwards, L. HIV/AIDS, gender and sexuality: Socio-cultural impediments to women’s sexual and reproductive autonomy.

In S. Lafont & D. Hubbard (Eds.), Unravelling taboos: Gender and sexuality in Namibia (pp. Windhoek, Namibia: Legal Assistance Centre. Google ScholarAuthor: Shelene Gentz, Mónica Ruiz-Casares. Determinants of women's vulnerability Biological. From a biological point of view, women are more susceptible to HIV infection than men—male to female transmission of HIV is between two and four times more efficient than female to presence of sexually transmitted infections also increases the risk of transmission and acquisition of HIV by up to fold, and as most sexually Cited by: They cover: the HIV/AIDS context for the leadership response in Namibia, why Namibians are so heavily affected by HIV and what leaders are able to do about it; the response of civil society and the farming sector to HIV/AIDS in Namibia; the relationship between gender roles and HIV infection, and community support for the education of orphans and other vulnerable children.

New infections tend to disproportionately affect girls in countries with an HIV epidemic driven mostly by heterosexual intercourse or where transactional sex, including commercial sexual exploitation of children, is prevalent. Such is the case in Eastern and Southern Africa and in West and Central Africa.

The inequalities between men and women that are created and reinforced by gender roles typically leave women especially vulnerable to HIV infection and its impacts, but it is also important to recognize that gender roles affect men’s vulnerability as well. BackgroundThis qualitative study investigated gender power inequalities as they contribute to relationship dynamics and HIV-serostatus disclosure among men and women living with HIV in Durban, South Africa.

HIV serodiscordance among men and women within stable partnerships contributes to high HIV incidence in southern Africa, yet disclosure rates remain by: 9.

In Jamaica, young women are twice as likely as young men.  In Honduras, AIDS is the leading cause of death for women. These allow us to reflect on the implications of the feminization of HIV/AIDS in the light of unequal gender power relations: several studies show significant overlap in prevalence of HIV/AIDS and Size: KB.

Gender and HIV/AIDS: UNAIDS Technical Update September The Challenges Others are made vulnerable to HIV by virtue of the disruption mobility causes to their families and social support networks. The military and many mobile occupations (e.g. truck driving and seafaring) are predominantly taken up by men and also contribute to circumstances that.

HIV/AIDS a poses serious threat to public health around the globe; the World Health Organisation estimates that in there were more than 30 million people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide, and an estimated 2 million deaths as a direct result of the those deaths, the majority occurred on the African continent, with some million African fatalities attributed to disease.

relates to HIV/AIDS and human security in Africa in particular. take on non-traditional gender roles and some women carers to. about the inter-relationship between gender, HIV/AIDS and.

A systematic review was conducted of gender, masculinity, HIV infection and other sexually-transmitted infections in original articles published between and Original studies published Author: Robert Wyrod.

The Millennium Development Goals era witnessed reduction in human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency virus (HIV/AIDS) epidemic across the globe and now the Sustainable Development Goal 3 commits to end the AIDS epidemic by There are enough research and data available on the strong relationship between nutrition and HIV.

Generally, in the literature, gender is understood as the social role occupied by each sex and gender relations as the interactions between these two social roles. The relative status of women in society in general and in their intimate relationships in particular can strongly impact the chances of being infected (Macdonald ) and is a common theme in the by: as a direct result of HIV and AIDS and that by the year it may have reduced the aggregate output by between 15 to 20 percent (World Bank, ).

By some estimates between 50 and 80 percent of hospital beds in Southern Africa are occupied by people with HIV related infections File Size: KB. Dramatic gains in prevention of HIV/AIDS infection, with special attention to young men and women. For example, to reduce vulnerability to HIV/AIDS infection, at least 90% of youth aged should have access to preventive methods by (such as female and male condoms, voluntary testing, counseling, etc) and 95% by Gender-related factors shape the extent to which men, women, boys and girls are vulnerable to HIV infection, the ways in which AIDS affects them, and the kinds of responses that are feasible in.

Since 70% of the worldwide infection is now occurring through unprotected sexual intercourse, the interplay between gender and the HIV/AIDS pandemic has to be seriously examined as a key.

relationship between violence and the spread of HIV/AIDS, and an even stronger correlation between pover-ty and domestic violence, in Namibia. Poverty forces women and children to stay in violent relationships where very often they are subjected to rape and HIV infection by their HIV-positive partners.

It is said thatFile Size: KB. The relationship between the AIDS pandemic and gender inequality is gaining recognition globally.

New HIV/AIDS infections are now increasing faster among women and girls than among males; therefore, last year half of all new cases occurred in females. At the recent 45th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, where HIV/AIDS was one of the main thematic issues, the.

It finds that education has a key role in establishing conditions that lower the prevalence of HIV infection, such as poverty reduction, personal empowerment and gender equity. Tallis, Vicci, 'Gender and HIV/AIDS: Overview Report', Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK, September   Young women in the ages of 15 and 24 are somewhere there is a disproportionate number of new HIV infections.

In the yeararoundadolescent girls and young women became HIV positive. There is a far higher rate than the new infections which among young men are twice as likely to acquire HIV as their male peers.We must increase public awareness and debate about the relationship between gender inequality and HIV/AIDS.

We must address the causes of gender inequality, not only the consequences. In the weeks, months and years following this report, we must work with girls and women to thoroughly analyse their situation using a human rights- and gender.