Violence against children infected by HIV/AIDS: A case study of Uganda
Subtitle
A contribution to the United Nations Study on Violence Against Children
Subject
Discrimination
Description
Stigma and discrimination have been associated with HIV and AIDS since it first emerged. Often referred to as the "third epidemic" (the first two being HIV and AIDS), stigma and discrimination are the social consequences of the fear generated about the disease in individuals and societies. Click to read more about World Vision's research around these issues in Uganda. PDF: 595 Kb
Content
Abbreviations and acronyms
Background
The UN Study on Violence Against Children
World Vision involvement in the Study
Definitions and scope of study
Violence, stigma and discrimination
Uganda, the study area
World Vision in Uganda
Methodology
Findings and discussion
Stigma and discrimination
Physical abuse
Psychological abuse
Neglect
Child labour
Sexual abuse
Why discrimination?
HIV/AIDS
Poverty
Familial practices
Conclusion
Reduced human capacity
Recommendations
Training and support
Alternative household model
Education for orphans
Increased resources
Appendix I
Appendix II
Appendix III
References
Endnotes
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Posted : 2012-09-06 16:43:01 GMT
Author/Authors : World Vision International – Africa Office
Publishers : World Vision International – Africa Office
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Publication Date : 2005
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