The stereotyping of men and women reinforces unequal sexual practice; a vision of women as weak, innocent, passive and submissive while men are strong, virile, possessive and authoritative is conducive to rape and violence.
Increasingly, education is considered as effective tool to control the HIV/AIDS epidemic. However the impact of HIV/AIDS on education, especially on the higher education sector, has not yet been well-documented.
This report focuses on the effects of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on rural communities in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries. The report is a collection of information on HIV/AIDS from various documents and websites.
This paper sets out to demonstrate that clear links exist between HIV/AIDS education, both inside and outside the education system, and levels of awareness and knowledge about HIV/AIDS and associated risk behaviour.
This synthesis is produced in the context of an IIEP and ERNWACA collaboration to provide a West and Central African content material for the HIV/AIDS and Education Clearinghouse.
This paper examines the magnitude, distribution and causes of HIV/AIDS in Kenya, including responses to fight the disease. An account is also provided of theoretical and empirical economics research approaches used in analysing the impact of HIV/AIDS.
The overall purpose of this literature review was to identify key themes and gaps in knowledge emerging from literature available on HIV/AIDS and higher education in Africa and in Uganda in particular.
This literature review on HIV/AIDS and education in Nigeria was undertaken in preparation for a regional workshop on the "Education Research Response to HIV/AIDS" which took place in Bamako, Mali in June 2004.
This paper examines the literature on how HIV/AIDS has impacted teachers and other education personnel in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d`Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria and Senegal.
This paper summarizes the extensive body of research on the state of girls' education in the developing world today; the impact of educating girls on families, economies, and nations; and the most promising approaches to increasing girls' enrollment and educational quality.