Challenges Of Coping With HIV And Aids Among Women In Tanzania; A Case Of Tanzania Network Of Women Living With HIV And Aids (TNW+), Dar Es Salaam

dc.contributor.authorJaneth, Mselemu
dc.date.accessioned2019-12-12T17:02:37Z
dc.date.available2019-12-12T17:02:37Z
dc.date.issued2010-09
dc.descriptionA Thesis Presented To The School Of Postgraduate Studies And Research In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirements For The Award Of Master Degree Of Arts In Development Studies Of Kampala International University.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this study was to establish the challenges of coping up with HIV and AIDS among women in Tanzania, with particular reference to TNW+. The objectives of the study were to establish the socio-economic, individual and political factors that affected women from coping up with [-liv and AIDS. The research design adopted in this study was a case study research design. The researcher applied both quantitative and qualitative research methods. The researcher applied this method in the study because of large population of women. Simple random sampling was used to select the women while purpose sampling was used to select the staff of TNW+, The research instruments that were used during the process of data collection included questionnaires and interview guides. The relationship between socio-economic, individual, political factors and coping up with HIV and AIDS was evaluated using Pearson’s product moment correlation co efficient. According to the study findings, socio-economic factors, individual factors and political factors greatly affect women from coping up with HIV and AIDS. There was a positive and significant relationship between socio-economic factors, individual factors, political factors and coping with HIV and AIDS among women. The researcher rejected the null hypotheses (there is no relationship between socio-economic factors, individual factors, political factors and coping with HIV and AIDS among women). The researcher recommended reduction of discrimination against people living with HIV and AIDS in order to reduce stigma. In addition, cultural beliefs that hinder patients from utilizing available treatment for the patients need to be done away with to enhance adhering to treatment of HIV and AIDS.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/5289
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherKampala international University college of humanities and social scienceen_US
dc.subjectCoping With HIVen_US
dc.subjectAids Among Womenen_US
dc.subjectAids (TNW+), Dar Es Salaamen_US
dc.titleChallenges Of Coping With HIV And Aids Among Women In Tanzania; A Case Of Tanzania Network Of Women Living With HIV And Aids (TNW+), Dar Es Salaamen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
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