Gender, sexuality, and the implications for substance abuse and HIV/AIDS an annotated bibliography by Lirlyn Elliott

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  • AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects -- Caribbean Area -- Bibliography,
  • Sex -- Health aspects -- Caribbean Area -- Bibliography,
  • Sex role -- Health aspects -- Caribbean Area -- Bibliography,
  • Substance abuse -- Caribbean Area -- Bibliography,
  • Acquired Immunodificiency Syndrome -- Developing Countries -- Bibliography,
  • HIV -- Developing Countries -- Bibliography

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Other titlesGender, sexuality, and the implications for HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean
Statementprepared by Lirlyn Elliott.
ContributionsUniversity of the West Indies (Saint Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago). Centre for Gender and Development Studies.
LC ClassificationsZ6664.A27 .E44 2005, RA643.86.C27 .E44 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 57 p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22798235M
LC Control Number2008375137

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The inequalities between men and women that are. While women are as likely to stay and engage in treatment as men, substance abuse counselors need to attend to individual, sexuality, and environmental variables to and the implications for substance abuse and HIV/AIDS book the best retention rates based on level of care and presenting problems.

This chapter begins with gender-specific factors that significantly influence treatment retention of women. hiv/aids Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a sexually transmitted disease that attacks the immune system.

Our main cells (T4), which are needed to fight off illnesses, become overwhelmed by diseases and are then unable to protect the body from illnesses and infections. The purpose of this article was to outline information about HIV, AIDS, and sexuality for nurses.

There was a discussion of relationships, sexuality and sexual health, gender perceptions about sexuality, sexual needs and difficulties, and nursing assessment and intervention by: 7. Gender, sexuality, and HIV/AIDS: the what, the why, and the how Article in Canadian HIV/AIDS policy & law review / Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network 5(4) Author: Geeta Rao Gupta.

Gender, sexuality, and HIV/AIDS: the what, the why, and the how. [Article in English, French] Gupta GR(1). and publicly discuss the ways in which the power imbalance in gender and sexuality fuels the epidemic. She provides examples of sensitive, transformative, and empowering approaches to gender and sexuality and concludes that, in the Cited by: Gender, Sexuality and the Gender for HIV and AIDS.

Lead Researchers – Rhoda Reddock, Sandra Reid. This research proceeds from the theoretical premise that gender profoundly influences sexuality, including the sexual conduct that places individuals at risk for HIV infection.

Risky sex is sex that may lead to infection of an HIV-negative individual. There are many ways to decrease the risk of HIV infection, like (for the HIV-positive partner) taking anti-HIV medications (ART) every day, or (for the HIV-negative partner) using PrEP, or (for partners sexuality any HIV status) using condoms or other latex barriers during sex.

HIV/AIDS epidemic. A gender-based approach to understanding HIV/AIDS examines the ways in which gender influences: • individual risk and vulnerability to HIV; • the experience of living with HIV/AIDS; • the impact of an individual’s HIV-related illness and death within a family or community; and • responses to the epidemic at.

Pergamon (X Sor. Soi. Mrd. Vol. 41, No. 2, pp.Elsevier Science Ltd. Printed in Great Britain MALE GENDER ROLES AND SEXUALITY: IMPLICATIONS FOR WOMEN'S AIDS RISK AND PREVENTION CAROLE A.

CAMPBELL Department of Sociology, California State University, Long Beach, CAU.S.A Abstract-The focus of prevention of Cited by: 4 II. ORGANIZATION OF WORK A. Attendance The Expert Group Meeting on " The HIV/AIDS Pandemic and its Gender Implications "was held in Windhoek (Namibia), from 13.

Understanding gender norms and gender inequality is essential to reducing HIV risk among men, women, and transgender persons. Although there are similarities in HIV risk factors and behaviors across genders, differences exist and some gender groups are far more affected than others.

A New View from women of Thailand about gender, sexuality, and HIV/AIDS Article in Feminism & Psychology 18(4) November with 38 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. Vol Issue 5, September-OctoberPages ; Abstract. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has had a profound impact on the organization and delivery of clinical services in drug abuse treatment programs.

The Gender Politics of HIV/AIDS in Women fills crucial gaps in understanding the specific effects of HIV and AIDS on and in women's lives. It takes as its starting point the premise that it is vitally important for researchers, teachers, health service providers, public policy makers, and community-based organizers to begin taking gender Format: Paperback.

Case Study of Gender and HIV/AIDS in Kyrgyzstan 42 Introduction 42 General facts 42 Reported data on the HIV/AIDS epidemic 42 Gender in Kyrgyzstan 42 Sexuality, and, sexual and reproductive rights 43 The Kyrgyz HIV/AIDS policy 43 Legislation 44 HIV testing and surveillance 7.

IMPACT OF HIV/AIDS: GENDER IMPLICATIONS 19 8. COUNTRY EXPERIENCES Classification of countries in the HIV/AIDS epidemic Bangladesh Brazil Sex distribution of HIV/AIDS in Brazil Data availability and quality Trends in HIV/AIDS 29 Factors underlying transmission of HIV/AIDS in Brazil: 29File Size: KB.

Gender, Sexuality and Violence in the context of HIV and AIDS A Call to Action 7 Dr. Vikas Aggarwal, Program Coordinator, Oxfam GB shared the findings from Oxfam-led study on “Sexuality, gender and violence among high risk and affected HIV/AIDS groups in India”.

The study explored linkages among abuse, stigma, poverty and access to health. HIV/AIDS and its implications is also a central theme of this publication. The HIV/ AIDS pandemic has developed into a major threat to human development especially in the poorest regions of the world.

Women and girls are at particular risk because of skewed power relations and concepts of masculinity that undermine their right, and ability. The controlled vocabulary referenced here, HIV/AIDS and HIV/AIDS-Related Terminology: A Means of Organizing the Body of Knowledge (Huber & Gillaspy, b), was developed in direct response to a need voiced within AIDS service organizations (ASOs) across the United States--i.e., a need for a system of organization and access to the ever growing.

This book is an essential read for any clinician working with issues of sexuality, gender and gender identity, stigma, and shame from a functional contextual perspective.” — Jenna LeJeune, PhD, licensed clinical psychologist, and cofounder and director of clinical services at Portland Psychotherapy Clinic, Research, and Training Center in /5(8).

She has been one of the lead researchers of the IGDS Gender, Sexuality and HIV Project since its inception in and is currently involved in the 2 major research Projects - Breaking the Silence: Child sexual abuse and incest - implications for HIV/AIDS and Building responsive policy: gender, sexual cultures and HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean.

GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND HIV. A PROGRAM GUIDE FOR INTEGRATING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND RESPONSE IN The project provides technical assistance services to the Office of HIV/AIDS and USG country teams in knowledge management, technical leadership, program sustainability, strategic planning, and GBV has File Size: KB.

HIV, AIDS, gender, and domestic violence, as well as providing specific steps for integration into project de-sign and implementation. The paper should serve our partner organisations, transfer of function consultants and project officers at “Brot für die Welt” and Difäm as a framework for HIV & AIDS and gender mainstream-ing.

Questions and Answers about HIV/AIDS 2/ Table of Contents Part I: Questions and Answers for Young People and Students 1 sexuality It applies to people of all ages Sexual health is physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual It is a central element tracks the number of cases of HIV by gender, race, ethnicity and age.

CHAPTER 2: LITERATURE REVIEW In the two decades since HIV/AIDS was first identified, the body of research into the disease has been steadily growing. Today this research covers a wide range of topics ranging from strictly medical studies to the social and demographic implications of the study as well as toFile Size: KB.

Gender, Sexuality and HIV/AIDS Entwined 2 Photographs Frontpage 1 1 These pictures were taken in the local clinic, they are posters that revolve around sexual and reproductive health issues, put there by the Limpopo government.

The photo on ^life skills _ comes from the local primary school in Ramaswikana, it. Gender and HIV/AIDS: Taking stock of research and programmes Gender-related discrimination is often supported by laws and policies that prevent women from owning land, property and other productive resources.

This promotes women’s eco-nomic vulnerability to HIV infection, limiting their ability to seek and receive care and Size: KB. behaviors as a result of their drug abuse, and their work performance and personal relationships suffer. z Parents’ drug abuse often means chaotic, stress-filled homes, as well as child abuse and neglect.

Such conditions harm the well-being and development of children in the home and may set the stage for drug abuse in the next generation. PAGE 4 ORGANISATIONAL RESPONSES TO GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND HIV/AIDS CADRE • PAGE 5.

INTRODUCTION The linkages between HIV/AIDS and gender-based violence have been identified in a recent literature review (Kistner ).

For example: forced sex may directly increase the risk of HIV transmission as a result of physical trauma; violence. People who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) often face social stigma, discrimination, and other challenges not encountered by people who identify as heterosexual.

They also face a greater risk of harassment and violence. As a result of these and other stressors, sexual minorities are at increased risk for various behavioral health issues. The HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies (PMH) at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University was established in under the leadership of Anke A.

Ehrhardt, PhD, and Zena Stein, MD, as one of the first National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) AIDS Research Centers (ARC).Now directed by Robert H. Remien, PhD, along with. Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world.

It knows no social, economic or national boundaries. Worldwide, an estimated one in three women will experience physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime.

Gender-based violence undermines the health, dignity, security and autonomy of its victims, yet it remains shrouded in. Gender, Sexuality and HIV: Report on the HEARD Get Together WORKSHOP REPORT SEPTEMBER Introduction n August 18HEARD’s Gender Equality and HIV Prevention Project hosted a successful ‘Gender Get Together’ workshop at HEARD.

The workshop was the first forum to bring together researchers from diverse HEARD. “Male Gender Roles and Sexuality: Implications for Women’s AIDS Risk and Prevention AIDS and Preventive Health Behaviour”in Women and HIV/AIDS: An International Resource Book, edited by Marge Berer and Sunanda Ray Project Choice, a CSULB HIV/AIDS and substance abuse prevention campaign and risk reduction program for students on.

The wide-spread abuse of human rights and fundamental freedoms associated with HIV/AIDS has emerged globally in the wake of the pandemic. about HIV/AIDS, gender roles, sexuality and.

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 GBV. Research has also shown that intimate partner violence (IPV) is a risk factor for HIV infection among women and men4.

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Substance use and HIV/AIDS in Africa / Isidore S. Obot, Akan J. Ibanga & Andrew Zamani; Is there a causal relationship between alcohol and HIV. Implications for policy, practice and future research / Charles A.H. Parry, Jürgen Rehm & Neo K. Morojele. GenderWatch is a full text database of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas.

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