Community participation in the management of HIV/AIDS programmes Inlari Division, Kiambu district, central province Kenya

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Kampala international University college of Education open and distance learning
This study was an inquiry into gender mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS programmes within Lan division, Kiambu district. It closely focused on identifying gender issues that existed within the community & challenges faced by programme implementers. This study was carried out in four NGOs in Kiambu providing care and support to people living with HIV/AIDS. Respondents totaled to 40 out of a population of 146.they fell in three categories namely service beneficiaries, direct service providers and management teams. Data was collected using self administered questionnaires and interviews. Findings from the study revealed that norms that prevent within the community put women in vulnerable and disadvantaged positions. Regarding challenges, the results indicate that organizations in Kiambu appreciate the role of gender in HIV/AIDS epidemic. The study recommended that project terms need to get informed of gender issues and at the same time make considerations while designing care and support programmes.
A research report submitted to the institute of continuing and open studies partial fulfillment of the award of the degree of education of Kampala International University
HIV/AIDS programmes, Community participation, Kiambu district