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Stacy Leigh Pigg & Linnet Pike

In: Sexual Sites, Seminal Attitudes: Sexualities, Masculinities and Culture in South Asia

Chapter 11: Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs and Practices: The Social Shadow of AIDS and STD Prevention in Nepal

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Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs and Practices: The Social Shadow of AIDS and STD Prevention in Nepal
Knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices: The social shadow of AIDS and STD prevention in Nepal
StacyLeigh Pigg / LinnetPike

In 1997, when we undertook the task of tracing the recent history of aids intervention efforts in Nepal, planners and programmers frequently warned us that we would find that very few people had ‘even heard of AIDS’. From the perspective of the people in charge of raising public awareness, ignorance was a huge problem—a problem that could only be solved by more information campaigns supplemented by outreach work and training programs for health workers. However, our interviews and observations made it evident to us that the term ‘AIDS’ was operating as a powerful ...

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