Women's health, HIV/AIDS and the workplace in South Africa

  title={Women's health, HIV/AIDS and the workplace in South Africa},
  author={Courtenay Sprague},
  journal={African Journal of AIDS Research},
  pages={341 - 352}
  • C. Sprague
  • Published 1 November 2008
  • Sociology
  • African Journal of AIDS Research
This work explores the connections between gender inequality, HIV/AIDS and women's health in the world of work in South Africa. These connections are located within a context of significant reversals in development, specifically declining life expectancy and premature mortality for South Africans — particularly for women. By relying on the existing literature and interviews with 33 key informants, the paper examines the extent to which South African workplaces are recognising women's social and… 
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