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By L. Fuller

This is often an in-depth examine the biomedical, socio-cultural, fiscal, criminal and political, and academic vulnerabilities confronted by way of the inhabitants that's such a lot liable to the danger of contracting HIV/AIDS: African girls.

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Org); headquartered in Namibia, it includes Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. Publishers of Open Space, The Media: Expression and Freedom, The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) works in Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Since 1997, the network of autonomous foundations, established by George Soros, focuses on these themes: (1) Education and ICTs; (2) Human Rights and Democracy Building (HRDB) and Media; and (3) Economic Justice and HIV and AIDS.

To promote programmes that are favorable to press freedom, good governance, democracy, regional integration, peace and security in African societies. (www. org) Relative to HIV/AIDS, the FAMEDEV staff has long been involved in training Anglophone and Francophone journalists in various sectors of the media and they have developed manuals and resource packs for reporting on HIV/AIDS 26 African Women’s Unique Vulnerabilities to HIV/AIDS in English and French, coordinated research on media coverage of public health issues, produced HIV/AIDS Research Report and Media Guide (2006), and presented papers on the African experience at Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

And Elwood’s (1999) edited volume shows a range of approaches about the crisis—if amazingly without mentioning Africa. Ditto for McKee, Bertrand, and Becker-Benton’s Strategic Communication in the HIV/AIDS Epidemic (2004) and Edgar, Noar, and Freimuth’s Communication Perspectives on HIV/AIDS for the 21st Century (2007), whose index does not even include any African countries. , 2006 on Ghana; UNAIDS, 1999 on Senegal. , 2007; Patterson, 2006; Poku, 2006; Webb, 1997. , 1992; Sherr, Hankins, and Bennett, 1996; Snyder, 1999; Stamp, 1990; Tsanga, 2003; UN Theme Group on Gender and Reproductive Health, 2005; United Nations, 2004; van der Westhuizen, 2005; Van Marle, 2006; Welpe, Thege, and Henderson, 2004; Woodward, 2002; Zeleza, 1997).

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