Publication Date: 2006
Author/Publisher: Beyond Access
English, Spanish, French, Bangla
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, which has been guest edited with the Asian South Pacific Bureau of Adult Education (ASPBAE) and the Positive Learning Working Group (PLWG), looks at the links between gender, education and HIV. Articles by ASPBAE and PLWG members explore the role that education can play in preventing the spread of HIV and addressing the stigma experienced by HIV affected women and girls and look at issues affecting particularly marginalised groups such as women using drugs. Equals 18 is one of three issues to have been supported by the KIC (Knowledge Infrastructure with and between Counterparts) Project, which seeks to facilitate learning and the sharing of practices between counterparts. Articles by KIC partners reflect on their experiences of forced virginity testing in Zimbabwe and Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Nigeria, in the light of HIV and AIDS. Elsewhere in the issue regular features include reviews, weblinks, conference comments and forthcoming events.