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Sex, Sexuality, and HIV Prevention for Women, Men, and Couples -- Addressing the Challenges of HIV Prevention in Southern Africa

Sex, Sexuality, and HIV Prevention for Women, Men, and Couples -- Addressing the Challenges of HIV Prevention in Southern Africa

Publisher: Seke Rural Home-Based Care (SRHBC) of Zimbabwe; Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS); with support from Oxfam Canada

Publish Date: 2008

Duration: 2 days

Languages: English

Intended Audience: Lay public

Description:

Course Objectives:

  1. To reduce vulnerability of women and girls to HIV infection through promotion of the male and female condom
  2. To help women and men to adopt positive behavior change as a safeguard for their health in the long term
  3. To evaluate and explore solutions to gender and culture issues that act as barriers to condom use
  4. To encourage peer support in the promotion of condom use
  5. To build the capacity of women and men to negotiate condom use in their sexual relationships

This guide assists trainers in helping participants toward a better understanding of themselves and their sexual partners and toward an appreciation of the vital role of condoms in maintaining sexual health. It also addresses issues of resistance to HIV prevention among couples. Skills-building exercises assist participants in developing more effective communication on sexual issues. The guide begins with separate sessions for female and male participants and ends with a unique couples' session.

Files:
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Trainer's Guide on Sex, Sexuality, and HIV Prevention for Women, Men, and Couples3.8 MB PDF