Challenges of Gender Mainstreaming in HIV/Aids Programmes in Mosop Zone Keiyo District

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Kampala International University, School of Education, Open and Distance and E-learning
This study was an inquiry into gender mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS programmes within Masop zone. 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 Mosop zone 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 Mosop zone appreciate the role of gender in H~V/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 Dissertation Submitted to the Institute of Open and Continuing Education in Partial Fulfillment for the Award of Bachelor Degree of Education of Kampala International University
Challenges of Gender Mainstreaming, HIV/AIDS Programmes, Keiyo District