Culture and context of HIV prevention in rural Zimbabwe: the influence of gender inequality.

@article{Duffy2005CultureAC,
  title={Culture and context of HIV prevention in rural Zimbabwe: the influence of gender inequality.},
  author={Lynne R Duffy},
  journal={Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={23-31}
}
  • Lynne R Duffy
  • Published 2005 in
    Journal of transcultural nursing : official…
After many years of HIV prevention in Zimbabwe, AIDS morbidity and mortality rates continue to rise. This study explores factors facilitating or hindering rural Ndau women's participation in HIV prevention that might influence health promotion programming. Ethnographic methods were used with a sample of 38 females and 10 males. Women's existence is revealed as difficult and oppressive. Their socialization to become workers and mothers occurs within a context of limited voice, subservience… CONTINUE READING

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