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  1. Barriers to counselling support for HIV/AIDS patients in south-western Cameroon

    Barriers to counselling support for HIV/AIDS patients in south-western Cameroon

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The potential synergy between counselling and HIV/AIDS prevention is gaining recognition in Cameroon as counselling sessions are more often organised at health centres. In order to evaluate the actual achievements of these efforts, a qualitative ethnographic survey (based on interviews...
  2. ‘The epidemic in this country has the face of a woman’<sup>1</sup>: Gender and HIV/AIDS in South Africa<sup>2</sup>

    ‘The epidemic in this country has the face of a woman’<sup>1</sup>: Gender and HIV/AIDS in South Africa<sup>2</sup>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Epidemiological data clearly show that the highest levels of HIV prevalence occur in sub-Saharan Africa. Less visible, however, is the complex combination of forces that fuel HIV epidemics in this region — these have been dubbed 'the lethal cocktail.' It...
  3. Gender Earnings Disparity and Discrimination in Urban China: Unconditional Quantile Regression

    Gender Earnings Disparity and Discrimination in Urban China: Unconditional Quantile Regression

    Market-oriented economic reform has gone through several key stages to bring substantial changes to the current Chinese economy. It accelerated after 1992, and ushered in the pattern transformation since ‘scientific development outlook’ raised in 2002. During this dramatic and complicated...
  4. Developing and implementing global gender policy to reduce HIV and AIDS in low- and middle -income countries: Policy makers’ perspectives

    Developing and implementing global gender policy to reduce HIV and AIDS in low- and middle -income countries: Policy makers’ perspectives

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Gender inequalities have been recognised as central to the HIV epidemic for many years. In response, a range of gender policies have been developed in attempts to mitigate the impact and transform gender relations. However, the effects of these policies...
  5. Confronting stereotypes in the fishing industry in post-apartheid South Africa: A case study of women on the West Coast in the Western Cape, South Africa

    Confronting stereotypes in the fishing industry in post-apartheid South Africa: A case study of women on the West Coast in the Western Cape, South Africa

    Drawing on research conducted in fish processing and allied industries, the women in this study engage in shoreline activities collecting mussels, red bait, shellfish, seaweed; catching crayfish and fish or cleaning fish and mending nets. Women's role in fishing is...
  6. Gendered childcare norms — evidence from rural Swaziland to inform innovative structural HIV prevention approaches for young women

    Gendered childcare norms — evidence from rural Swaziland to inform innovative structural HIV prevention approaches for young women

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Addressing discriminatory gender norms is a prerequisite for preventing HIV in women, including young women. However, the gendered expectation that women will perform unpaid childcare-related labour is rarely conceptualised as influencing their HIV risk. Our aim was to learn from...
  7. HIV/AIDS: South African women at risk

    HIV/AIDS: South African women at risk

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    A previous version of this paper was presented at the AIDS in Context Conference, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 4–7 April 2001
  8. Temperament Styles of Nigerian and U.S. Children

    Temperament Styles of Nigerian and U.S. Children

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Temperament styles of 400 Nigerian children are described in reference to possible gender and age differences and compared with those of 3200 U.S. children in light of Jung's theory of temperament as modified by Myers and Briggs, one that highlights...
  9. Training of Professional Psychologists for Africa: Community Psychology or Community Work?

    Training of Professional Psychologists for Africa: Community Psychology or Community Work?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    If the practice of psychology is to be relevant to environmental realities and context sensitive then conscious consideration must be given to the psychology training programme. Training programmes should give due recognition to the historical, political, social, economic and cultural...
  10. Community Psychology: The Case of Cameroon

    Community Psychology: The Case of Cameroon

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Community psychology in Cameroon is a budding discipline even its practice, given the scarcity of professionals with specialised training. However, this paper highlights public and private community-oriented projects that resonate with the principles of community psychology. The demands are high...