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Mbizi: empowerment and HIV/AIDS prevention for adolescent girls in Botswana
(Routledge. http://www.informaworld.com, 2010-06)
This article describes a small group intervention for HIV/AIDS prevention among adolescent girls in Botswana. The psychoeducational group model is designed to empower girls to overcome the gender inequality that puts women ...
The risk of developing malnutrition in people living with HIV/AIDS: observations from six support groups in Botswana
(Medpharm Publications (Pty) Ltd., http://www.medpharm.co.za, 2009)
Objectives: The objectives of this study were to 1)to determine the proportion of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) at risk of developing malnutrition, 2) to determine the prevalence of malnutrition (BMI < 18.5 kg/m2, ...
Educational research within postcolonial Africa: a critique of HIV/AIDS research in Botswana
(International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education; Taylor & Francis [ http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/09518398.asp ], 2005-11)
This paper uses the postcolonial lens to highlight that mainstream research in postcolonial societies still ignores, marginalizes and suppresses other knowledge systems and ways of knowing. The marginalization of local ...
Why HIV/AIDS prevention strategies fail in Botswana: considering discourses of sexuality
(Routledge. http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/0376835x.asp, 2005-09)
A phenomenological study that was carried out among five ethnic groups of Botswana revealed the importance of taking into account culturally situated sexual realities when prevention policies for HIV/AIDS are considered ...