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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 121–147.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kia Lilly Caldwell Abstract In recent decades, Brazil has been hailed as a model of successful prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS. For nearly three decades, the country has been at the forefront of progressive and proactive approaches to slow the spread of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. While recognizing...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 286–294.
Published: 01 March 2018
... characteristics of these women embodies a similar commitment to community and human rights as the nineteenth century, Black Women’s Club movement (Gilkes, 2001), as well as, the nineteen sixties Civil Rights (Abdullah, 2007), and Black Power (Hill-Collins, 2006) movements. When HIV/AIDS emerged, it was yet...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 124–128.
Published: 01 March 2004
... am from and in the grassroots, where change is essential for moving beyond survival to thriving. Whether the issue is HIV, sexual violence, gender discrimination, poverty, or lack of access, my own experience is inextricably intertwined with the struggle of millions of other souls throughout...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 118–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... care, as well as a home and a place of dignity in the world's history to millions of Black/Afro-descendent women. We need to conspire to secure access to adequate care and treatment to Black/Afro-descendent women living with HIV, and to preserve the land of deracinated women. Black feminism and all...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 166–188.
Published: 01 December 2016
... pregnancy outcomes. (Barragan 2016) Eve for Life has revolutionized HIV care through their directed and prolonged provision of quality psychosocial care to HIV-positive young mothers in Jamaica. Embodying a guided mentorship and education approach that centers holistic HIV/AIDScare, Eve for Life trains...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 308–325.
Published: 01 March 2018
... health outcomes, and cultivate positive relationships with themselves and others (Future of Sex Education Initiative 2012). Historically, CSE program developers targeted particular sexual health issues (e.g., teen pregnancy prevention, HIV/AIDS, etc.) and loosely tailored curricula to broadly defined...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 236–264.
Published: 01 April 2022
... and effective sex education, public programs for impoverished parents and their children, the monitoring and surveillance of Black mothers, infant and maternal mortality among people who are Black, disparities in the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS, and policies and practices regarding violence against...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 87–93.
Published: 01 March 2004
... among women of color struggling with HIV/AIDS.Like KWRUin Pennsylvania, SisterLove staff and volunteers come from the constituency they serve. But early on, SisterLove observed the intersectionality of race and gender in the spread of HIV/AIDSamong "already reviled and disrespected 'minorities...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 416–421.
Published: 01 March 2018
... toward marginalized HIV-positive women of color activists and understanding the silences and challenges of African American mother-daughter communication about health, wellness, and sexuality. Intersectionality as an analytical tool enables me to pay attention to how unmarked categories of health, gender...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... for prescriptions to be refilled. For women with heart disease, diabetes, asthma, cancer, seizures, and hiv/aids, such delays in medication can cause serious medical complications or premature death. For example, Sherrie Chapman, an African-American woman imprisoned at the California Institution for Women...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2001
... information and treatment as their primary concern. At the hearings on conditions in women's prisons in California, witnesses reported that they often waited months to see a doctor and weeks for prescriptions to be refilled. For women with heart disease, diabetes, asthma, cancer, seizures, and HIV/AIDS...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of contracting STIs, namely HIV/AIDS. Being a feminist means being empowered and having agency to make informed choices. As feminists, the participants fight against heteropatriarchy and other forms of social injustice, and they also engage in activism and movement building. However, living up to feminist ideals...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 September 2000
... in the United States, on Latina HIV/AIDS activism, and on Dominican women's use of AFDC benefits in New York City. She is currently working on Dominican identity displays at U.S. and Dominican museums, on the history of beauty shops in the United States, and on the Dominican community in Washington, D.C. ANN...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 224–226.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Program, Mount Holyoke; Syracuse University; and Bochum and Hannover Universities in Germany. She was the editor of the Southern AfticanFeministReviewfrom 1995 to 2000. She has published in the areas of HIV/AIDS,reproductive health and rights, sexuality, and citizeneship. From August 2005 to June 2006 she...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 78–97.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of "battered woman," to me, "What did you expect? You namely, women who are lesbians, deaf, know, you're a hooker " And he in prostitution, have a disability, livewith slapped his hand, told him not to HIV/AIDS, or are undocumented (with- do it again, and let him go. out recognized immigration status). 2...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): v–ix.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and Katherine Hurtado insist, in the 21" century "Black/Afrodescendant women need to conspire to guarantee access to education, health care to Black/Afrodescendantwomen living with HIV, employment to millions of Black/Afrodescendant women, and to preserve the land of deracinated women to invert the course...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 202–215.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., the investors. That more than perhaps my yelling and shouting saved the park. Amy Goodman: Wangari, I wanted to ask you about the issue of AIDS. It was announced on Friday, the U.N. warning another 89 million people in Africa could be infected by the HIV virus over the next 20 years. The U.N. described AIDS...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 76–80.
Published: 01 March 2010
...-homosexuality bill into the Ugandan Parliament demonstrates. If the bill becomes law, not only would homosexual acts be punishable by life imprisonment, but anyone-a parent, a colleague, an HIV counselor-who "promotes homosexuality" or fails to report "homosexuality" would be subject to fines and up to three...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 28–51.
Published: 01 March 2001
... the 1990s also raised questions about a renewed arena for prostitution activities, and HIV/AIDS specialists and health agencies have flagged militarized prostitution as an increasing area for concern. 3 Furthermore, while only a few studies have addressed militarized prostitution in African countries...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 238–252.
Published: 01 March 2018
... from heart disease, stroke, certain cancers, and HIV/AIDS (National Center for Health Statistics 2017). Other health issues of special relevance to black women relate to maternal and reproductive health, lupus, and domestic violence. Mental health disparities are more difficult to assess from available...