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Mainstreaming HIV, AIDS and gender into culture|A community education handbook : part 2

March 2009

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This second part of the handbook looks specifically at how culture, gender and HIV are connected. Studies undertaken in sub-Saharan Africa make it clear that certain cultural practices, together with the low status and economic power of women increase women and girl's vulnerability to HIV. It is a resource for community-based volunteers working with communities to mainstream HIV and gender through culture

Memory work : which way now?


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This learning paper considers how memory work makes a difference in people’s lives, how issues around sustaining and scaling up the approach are important to its continuation, and why, even with increased access to antiretroviral treatment, memory work still remains vital

Caring for children affected by HIV and AIDS

United Nations Childrens' Fund (UNICEF) Innocenti Research Centre (IRC)
November 2006

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This paper highlights the urgent need to support families and communities to care for children orphaned by HIV & AIDS. It looks at how the epidemic undermines children's health and schooling

Evaluation of the CBR program in Palestine : from the perspective of persons with disabilities themselves

December 2005

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"This report documents an evaluation of the Community Based Rehabilitation program (CBRP) in Palestine that investigated the impact of the program from the perspective of disabled people and their families. The main objectives of the evaluation were to ascertain to what extent the CBRP has contributed to improving the quality of life of disabled people and suggest ways in which the program can more effectively meet the needs of people with disability"


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