By Saskia Faulk, Jean-Claude Usunier
The unfold of HIV/AIDS impacts companies in all sectors, all industries and all international locations. for firms and businesses in all places, the query is not any longer no matter if to do so on HIV/AIDS yet which activities to take.В Complete with a powerful assortment ofВ complex heritage and learn on HIV/AIDS and a forewordВ byВ Dr. Peter Piot,В formerВ Executive Director of UNAIDS, this volumeВ collects case reviews of managers around the globe confronted with demanding HIV/AIDS-related administration judgements. AIDS and BusinessВ will fascinateВ the common reader looking an knowing of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and to the complicated reader seeking to improve a extra refined figuring out of the influence of the disease.
The case reports during this quantity, set in 9 nations, element the issuesВ facing companies working in components the place HIV/AIDS occurrence is becoming. the themes discussedВ include realizing the function of social and cultural elements within the unfold of HIV, the various corporations and associations combating the epidemic, designing an HIV communications crusade, HIV checking out, moral matters, advertising and marketing ethics and CSR, condoms advertising and marketing, and designing an HIV office application. important as a source on HIV/AIDS and enterprise, a collection of case reports, or a coaching instrument, this e-book encompasses a targeted diversity of toolsВ forВ learning to appreciate the epidemic, designed from a grounded and useful enterprise perspective.
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55 In other countries, child marriage and marriage of young women to older men is a known T&F Proofs: Not For Distribution 10 AIDS and Business HIV risk factor for women. 61 There is a taboo on discussing sexuality in public forums in Morocco, likely stemming from the Muslim majority culture. 63 Commercial sex work is illegal. It is a subject that is not openly discussed and sex workers are marginalized. 64 Because of this lack of openness in discussing sexual matters, it has been particularly important in Morocco that the government is seen to make an effort to publicly affiliate itself with HIV-prevention efforts.
51 Mouna reflected that these were statistics which one could almost literally see with one’s own eyes, once the visitor looked beyond the colorful charm of Morocco. HIV/AIDS IN MOROCCO52 While HIV/AIDS remains at relatively low levels in the North Africa and Middle East region, the epidemic is growing in Algeria, Iran, Libya, and Morocco, according to UNAIDS (2006). In 2003, 2 percent of Moroccan commercial sex workers had HIV/AIDS, making them a significant factor in the spread of HIV. 54 It is therefore essential to understand the situation of women in Morocco in order to identify specific factors that place women at risk for contracting HIV.
38 In sum, the influences on Moroccan history, thought, and culture are Arab, Berber, French, Portuguese, and Spanish, and the vast majority of the population are Muslim. Since gaining independence from France in 1956, Morocco gained the reputation of being a relatively “open” society in the Muslim world. This reputation continued to be bolstered by allies such as the United States, under the reign of King Mohammad VI. 39 However, female adult illiteracy may reach 90 percent in rural areas while overall female illiteracy is 62 percent,40 making it difficult for women to be aware of their human rights, contraceptive possibilities, and HIV/AIDS protective measures.
AIDS and Business by Saskia Faulk, Jean-Claude Usunier