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The ABCs of Prevention

Jenny Trinitapoli and Alexander Weinreb

in Religion and AIDS in Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195335941
eISBN:
9780199979080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335941.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The foundational HIV prevention lexicon in Africa is “ABC”—Abstain, Be Faithful, use Condoms. This chapter describes the religious roots of the ABC message and then, using data from across Africa, ... More


Tugende Uganda: Issues in Defining “Sex” and “Sexual Partners” in Africa

Susan McCombie and Ariela Eshel

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032535
eISBN:
9780813039305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter stresses the need to reinterpret the lower HIV rates for Uganda and examine how language is used in sexual behavior surveys. It suggests that though the Abstinence, Be Faithful, and ... More


Courage, Conquest, and Condoms: Harmful Ideologies of Masculinity and Sexual Encounters in Zambia in the Time of HIV/AIDS

Anthony Simpson

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032535
eISBN:
9780813039305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines how ideologies of masculinity and sexual encounters in Zambia lead to the rejection of condom use and the promotion of sexual risk-taking. This study draws upon research ... More


Love, Betrayal, and Sexual Intimacy

Emily Margaretten

in Street Life under a Roof: Youth Homelessness in South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039607
eISBN:
9780252097690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039607.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers why the Point Place females, who are aware of how HIV/AIDS is transmitted, agree to unprotected intercourse. Certainly, material circumstances impinge on their capacity to ... More


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