Lessing the spread of HIV/AIDS is a highly politicised project full of contradictions and complex issues of identity and responsibility. Male circumcision has recently been championed as a key prevention strategy in attempts to subvert HIV spread.
Lessing the spread of HIV/AIDS is a highly politicised project full of contradictions and
complex issues of identity and responsibility. Male circumcision has recently been
championed as a key prevention strategy in attempts to subvert HIV spread. Discuss how
and why such approaches remain contentious. What does it tell us about the relative
importance of medicalised interventions and what other approaches become excluded.
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