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Memory work : learning from the Ugandan experience

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Abstract: Memory work is becoming a widespread community approach in the reduction of stigma and discrimination and planning for children’s future in communities affected by AIDS, principally in Africa. The first memory project was started by the National Community of Women Living with HIV and AIDS in Uganda (NACWOLA) in 1997. Their initial training for parents and children took place in 1998. At the time, the project targeted women living with HIV and AIDS and their children. However, after several years the decision was taken to include the fathers and husbands.
Authors: Ward, N. , Nabwire, J. , Magero, J. , Biryetega, A.
Country: Uganda
Category: Practice
End Page: 13
Serial number: 3
ISSN: [1871-7551]
Journal: Exchange on HIV/AIDS, sexuality and gender
Keywords: HIV and AIDS , disability , men , children , women
Language: eng
Organization: KIT - Royal Tropical Institute
Year: 2006
Region: East Africa
Right: © 2006 KIT
Subject: Health and Nutrition
Start Page: 11
Title: Memory work : learning from the Ugandan experience