Care and secrecy: being a mother of children living with HIV in Burkina Faso.

@article{Hejoaka2009CareAS,
  title={Care and secrecy: being a mother of children living with HIV in Burkina Faso.},
  author={Fabienne Hejoaka},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={69 6},
  pages={869-76}
}
Home care has become a central component of the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, displacing caregiving work onto women. While increasing interest has been paid to HIV/AIDS care with a focus on ailing adults and orphan foster care, the issue of caring for children living with HIV has received little attention in the social sciences. Based on ethnographic material gathered in Burkina Faso between November 2005 and December 2006, the aim of this paper was to gain understanding of women who… CONTINUE READING

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