Exploring Positive Living in the Face of HIV and AIDS: Implications for Life Skills

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MI Kasiram
N Ngcobo
D Mulqueeny


This is a research-based article outlining how HIV/AIDS affects men’s and
women’s adjustment to positive living. It explores issues of challenge,
survival and sexuality and offers culturally appropriate and sensitive life
skills that may be adopted in schools, families and communities. Life skills
education for risk reduction and living positively with HIV and AIDS needs
to be carefully planned and executed, or else it runs the risk of increasing risk
taking behaviour (Visser 2005), an important consideration that this article

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Kasiram, M., Ngcobo, N., & Mulqueeny, D. (2013). Exploring Positive Living in the Face of HIV and AIDS: Implications for Life Skills. Alternation Journal, (11), 255-272. Retrieved from https://journals.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/soa/article/view/411
Author Biographies

MI Kasiram, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Academic/ Researcher School of Social Work and Community Development Howard College University of KwaZulu-Natal kasiramm@ukzn.ac.za

N Ngcobo, University of KwaZulu-Natal

School of Social Work and Community Development Howard College University of KwaZulu-Natal

D Mulqueeny, University of KwaZulu-Natal

School of Social Work and Community Development Howard College University of KwaZulu-Natal


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