Rural children's attitudes to people with HIV/AIDS in Mali: the causes of stigma.

@article{Castle2004RuralCA,
  title={Rural children's attitudes to people with HIV/AIDS in Mali: the causes of stigma.},
  author={Sarah Castle},
  journal={Culture, health & sexuality},
  year={2004},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={1-18}
}
Qualitative research among young people and other community members in rural Mali elicited knowledge and attitudes with regard to HIV/AIDS. Findings indicated that rumours concerning methods of infection are likely to increase the stigmatization of those with the disease. The most frequently stated mode of transmission involved urinating in a place where someone with AIDS had already urinated. Shared clothes, food and water were seen as sources of infection. Both children and teachers… CONTINUE READING

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