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Perceptions fuelling gender-based violence and HIV

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Abstract: The community of the Mudzi district, Zimbabwe is still mired in negative cultural practices, while stigma around HIV is high and gender-based violence (GBV) is commonplace, especially between intimate partners. This article sketches the situation and gives recommendations on how to improve the situation.
Authors: Mandangu, G.
Country: Zimbabwe
Category: General
End Page: 15
Serial number: 4
ISSN: [1871-7551]
Journal: Exchange on HIV/AIDS, sexuality and gender
Keywords: communication , gender , HIV and AIDS , violence , women
Language: eng
Organization: KIT - Royal Tropical Institute
Year: 2011
Region: East Africa
Right: © 2011 KIT
Subject: Health and Nutrition
Start Page: 14
Title: Perceptions fuelling gender-based violence and HIV