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The role of the print media in the fight against HIV/AIDS amongst the women in Cameroon: Case of the Cameroon Post newspaper

Suh, Edelquine LU (2009) SIMT16 20092
Graduate School
Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender
Abstract (Swedish)
HIV/AIDS has been a serious challenge which has plagued the world at large especially Africa. This thesis; The role of the print media in the fight against HIV/AIDS amongst the women of Cameroon; Case of the Cameroon Post newspaper investigates the strategies and
techniques that have been used by the Cameroon post newspaper in the fight against HIV/AIDS amongst the women in Cameroon.
This work also explores the gender angle of HIV/AIDS in Cameroon by giving an account of the higher prevalence in women than men. Gender inequality in Cameroon has generally positioned the women in an inferior position which limits them from certain rights especially sexual rights. Thus HIV/AIDS prevalence is higher in the female folk than the
male. The... (More)
HIV/AIDS has been a serious challenge which has plagued the world at large especially Africa. This thesis; The role of the print media in the fight against HIV/AIDS amongst the women of Cameroon; Case of the Cameroon Post newspaper investigates the strategies and
techniques that have been used by the Cameroon post newspaper in the fight against HIV/AIDS amongst the women in Cameroon.
This work also explores the gender angle of HIV/AIDS in Cameroon by giving an account of the higher prevalence in women than men. Gender inequality in Cameroon has generally positioned the women in an inferior position which limits them from certain rights especially sexual rights. Thus HIV/AIDS prevalence is higher in the female folk than the
male. The findings have been done by making use of both the qualitative and quantitative research methods because they complement each other. Data for this work is obtained from an online archive of the Cameroon post newspaper where all editions of the newspaper since
2004 till present are found. Interpretations have been done by a detailed and careful content analysis of all the HIV/AIDS related news items that were available. The work also presents a brief history of the evolution of the Cameroon press and does not also fail to make recommendations for a better tackling of HIV/AIDS problems amongst the women and why not the general population of Cameroon (Less)
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author
Suh, Edelquine LU
supervisor
organization
course
SIMT16 20092
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
HIV/AIDS, Cameroon, Gender, Africa
language
English
id
1528864
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2010-01-15 15:33:03
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2010-06-04 15:42:28
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  abstract     = {HIV/AIDS has been a serious challenge which has plagued the world at large especially Africa. This thesis; The role of the print media in the fight against HIV/AIDS amongst the women of Cameroon; Case of the Cameroon Post newspaper investigates the strategies and
techniques that have been used by the Cameroon post newspaper in the fight against HIV/AIDS amongst the women in Cameroon.
This work also explores the gender angle of HIV/AIDS in Cameroon by giving an account of the higher prevalence in women than men. Gender inequality in Cameroon has generally positioned the women in an inferior position which limits them from certain rights especially sexual rights. Thus HIV/AIDS prevalence is higher in the female folk than the
male. The findings have been done by making use of both the qualitative and quantitative research methods because they complement each other. Data for this work is obtained from an online archive of the Cameroon post newspaper where all editions of the newspaper since
2004 till present are found. Interpretations have been done by a detailed and careful content analysis of all the HIV/AIDS related news items that were available. The work also presents a brief history of the evolution of the Cameroon press and does not also fail to make recommendations for a better tackling of HIV/AIDS problems amongst the women and why not the general population of Cameroon},
  author       = {Suh, Edelquine},
  keyword      = {HIV/AIDS,Cameroon,Gender,Africa},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The role of the print media in the fight against HIV/AIDS amongst the women in Cameroon: Case of the Cameroon Post newspaper},
  year         = {2009},
}