multiple and concurrent partnerships

Trading sex for security: Unemployment and the unequal HIV burden among young women in developing nations

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Kelly F Austin, Michelle M Choi, Virginia Berndt

Young women in their late teens and early twenties are especially susceptible to HIV infection in developing nations, as incidence of HIV is growing most rapidly among females aged 15–24 years. While prior research considers the role of various social and economic gender stratification measures to explain trends in the female HIV burden, the potential influence of unemployment has not yet been considered, nor has there been explicit focus on the empirical drivers of young women’s HIV.

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A Youth HIV Prevention Campaign Addressing Multiple and Concurrent Partnerships

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AIDSTAR-One

Launched on South African television in June 2008, the Scrutinize Campaign was a year-long series of HIV prevention ads targeting multiple and concurrent sexual partnerships. Irreverent and humorous, with strong, colorful visuals, the campaign’s ads were markedly different from previous South African HIV prevention campaigns for youth. Rather than telling the audience what to do, the Scrutinize campaign messaging encouraged those in the audience to scrutinize their own behavior, resulting in dramatic uptake of key HIV prevention messages.

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Club Risky Business - Television Series Challenges Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships

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AIDSTAR-One

In June 2009, Club Risky Business, a 10-episode fictional mini-series, was broadcast on Zambian television. The series examined multiple and concurrent sexual partnerships (MCP) through the engaging stories of three male friends and their partners in the age of HIV.

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