alexa Stories of African HIV+ Women Living in Poverty.


Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior

Author(s): VanTyler S, Sheilds L

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Abstract In this study researchers explored the daily experiences of HIV+ women living in Kibera, Kenya. Using a convergence of narrative, feminist, and indigenous approaches, we engaged in individual in-depth interviews with nine HIV+ women. Interpretive storylines include the following: Being an African woman; If I sit there, that 10 bob won't come; If I die, who will take care of my children?; I am stigma; They just come to you; Being up, feeling down, and stress-up; and Living with HIV is a challenge. We present our findings to provide evidence-based insights to better support HIV+ women living in poverty. This article was published in Health Care Women Int and referenced in Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior

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