The ubiquity of cellphones in South Africa, a country ravaged by HIV and AIDS, makes cellphones an easily accessible tool to use in participatory approaches to addressing HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) issues, particularly in school contexts.
In this article we report on the manner in which participatory action research (PAR) was utilised by teachers in developing a Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) school plan, in collaboration with university researchers.
This paper discusses the application of an information, motivation and behavioural skills (IMB) model in a school-based programme for the reduction of HIV risk behaviour among 259 Grade 11 learners in two high schools in Alexandra township, Johannesburg.
This compelling study, comprising of a sample of eight schools in three countries in sub-Saharan Africa -Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania - examines the sources, contents and processes of children´s community-based sexual knowledges and asks how these knowledges interact with AIDS education progr
This research report focuses on the extent and impact of substance use and abuse among high school learners in Gauteng.
This Review reflects on the borders that have been placed around sexual identity, sexual behaviour and sexuality.
This Review is a collaboration between HAICU, based at the University of Cape Town, and the CSA, based at the University of Pretoria.
This article addresses the issue of teacher knowledge in a developing world context of HIV and AIDS.
In South Africa, both HIV and gender-based violence are highly prevalent. Gender inequalities give men considerable relational power over young women, particularly in circumstances of poverty and where sex is materially rewarded.
Ideals of masculinity and femininity may limit South African women's decision making power in relationships and increase their risk of HIV infection.