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Academy for Educational Development, 2009
The issue of HIV and AIDS is a serious global issue that affects girls and boys, women and men, from all communities. Girls and women are particularly vulnerable to contracting HIV which can develop into AIDS. This guide for mentoring contains important information about HIV and AIDS related to young women and girls. The guide also provides ideas…
Descriptors: Females, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Mentors
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Baumgartner, Lisa M. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2014
This chapter examines the challenges faced by African American women living with HIV/AIDS and how they learn to live with this chronic illness.
Descriptors: African Americans, Womens Studies, Females, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Nitza, Amy; Chilisa, Bagele; Makwinja-Morara, Veronica – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2010
This article describes a small group intervention for HIV/AIDS prevention among adolescent girls in Botswana. The psychoeducational group model is designed to empower girls to overcome the gender inequality that puts women at increased risk of HIV infection in the country. Group goals include heightening group members' awareness of the influence…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Foreign Countries, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Caldeira, Kimberly M.; Singer, Barbara J.; O'Grady, Kevin E.; Vincent, Kathryn B.; Arria, Amelia M. – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2012
Prevalence and correlates of HIV testing were examined in a sample of 957 unmarried recent college students in the United States. Participants were asked about HIV testing, past-six-months sexual activities, lifetime treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STI), past-year health service utilization, and DSM-IV criteria for alcohol and other…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), College Students, Incidence, Correlation
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Cederbaum, Julie A. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2012
Mother-daughter communication plays an influential role in adolescent development. The impact of maternal HIV infection on family communication is not clear. This study explores how living with HIV impacts sexual risk communication between mothers and daughters and whether maternal HIV status influences adolescent choices about engagement in HIV…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Adolescent Development, Mothers, Daughters
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Henry, Wilma J. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2013
Although only contributing approximately 12% to the United States population, Black Americans account for the majority (51%) of new HIV/AIDS diagnoses in this country. Black women in college between the ages of 18 and 24 fall directly in the center of these alarming statistics. These young women are faced with the psychosocial manifestations of…
Descriptors: Females, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), African Americans, Stereotypes
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Smith, Kelley Alison; Harrison, Abigail – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2013
This study investigated the attitudes of 43 teachers and school administrators towards sex education, young people's sexuality and their communities in 19 secondary schools in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and how these attitudes affect school-based HIV prevention and sex education. In interviews, teachers expressed judgemental attitudes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Sexuality
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Des Jarlais, Don C.; McCarty, Dennis; Vega, William A.; Bramson, Heidi – American Psychologist, 2013
Racial/ethnic disparities in HIV infection, with minority groups typically having higher rates of infection, are a formidable public health challenge. In the United States, among both men and women who inject drugs, HIV infection rates are elevated among Hispanics and non-Hispanic Blacks. A meta-analysis of international research concluded that…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Evidence, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Risk
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Sayles, Jennifer N.; Macphail, Catherine L.; Newman, Peter A.; Cunningham, William E. – Health Education & Behavior, 2010
Developing and disseminating a preventive HIV vaccine is a primary scientific and public health objective. However, little is known about HIV vaccine acceptability in the high-prevalence setting of South Africa--where young adults are likely to be targeted in early dissemination efforts. This study reports on six focus groups (n = 42) conducted in…
Descriptors: Prevention, Focus Groups, Immunization Programs, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Uhrig, Jennifer D.; Davis, Kevin C.; Rupert, Doug; Fraze, Jami – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: To examine whether there is an association between knowledge, attitudes and beliefs, reported intentions to get an HIV test, and reported HIV testing behaviour at a later date among a sample of African American women. Design: Secondary analysis of data collected from October 2007 through March 2008 for a randomized controlled experiment…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Testing, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Intention
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Carlson, Catherine E.; Chen, Jiehua; Chang, Mingway; Batsukh, Altantsetseg; Toivgoo, Aira; Riedel, Marion; Witte, Susan S. – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2012
Women who exchange sex for money or other goods, that is, female sex workers, are at increased risk of experiencing physical and sexual violence from both paying and intimate partners. Exposure to violence can be exacerbated by alcohol use and HIV/STI risk. The purpose of this study is to examine the efficacy of a HIV/STI risk reduction and…
Descriptors: Females, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Risk, Intervention
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Fiscian, Vivian Sarpomaa; Obeng, E. Kwame; Goldstein, Karen; Shea, Judy A.; Turner, Barbara J. – AIDS Education and Prevention, 2009
We adapted a U.S. HIV prevention program to address knowledge gaps and cultural pressures that increase the risk of infection in adolescent Ghanaian girls. The theory-based nine-module HIV prevention program combines didactics and games, an interactive computer program about sugar daddies, and tie-and-dye training to demonstrate an economic…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Females, Self Efficacy, Prevention
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Roger, Kerstin; Migliardi, Paula; Mignone, Javier – Journal of Community Psychology, 2012
Little research has been conducted on women living with HIV with a focus on caregiving. This paper explores data that emerged in a study examining caregiving networks among people living with HIV in the Prairies in Canada. Photovoice provided a methodology for data collection. The narratives presented suggest that while these women's lives are…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Females, Foreign Countries, Adults
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Edwards, Lorece V.; Irving, Shalon M.; Hawkins, Anita S. – Qualitative Report, 2011
HIV/AIDS disease continues to be an escalating health problem, particularly among women. However, African American women are among the leading demographic groups for HIV prevalence in the United States. The typical woman with HIV/AIDS is young, in her late twenties, economically challenged, and of childbearing age. Participants were recruited from…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Females, Marriage, African Americans
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Iwelunmor, Juliet; Airhihenbuwa, Collins O. – Death Studies, 2012
Over 1.8 million people have died of AIDS in South Africa, and it continues to be a death sentence for many women. The purpose of this study was to examine the broader context of death and loss from HIV/AIDS and to identify the cultural factors that influenced existing beliefs and attitudes. The participants included 110 women recruited from 3…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Females, Focus Groups, Foreign Countries
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