Community Participation in The Management of HIV/Aids Programmes Inlari Division, Kiambu District, Central Province Kenya

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION i

APPROVAL ii

DEDICATION

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iv

DEFINITION OF TERMS v

TABLE OF CONTENTS vi

LIST OF TABLES viii

ABSTRACT ix

CHAPTER ONE 1

1.1 Introduction 1

1.2 Background Information 1

1.3 Statement of the Problem 2

1.4 Objectives of the Study 2

1.4.1 General Objectives 2

1.4.2 Specific Objectives 2

1.5 Research Questions 3

1.6. Scope of the Study 4

1.7 Significance of the Study 5

1.8 Limitations of the Study 5

CHAPTER TWO ,,.,, 7

LITERATURE REVIEW 7

2.1 Introduction 7

2.2 Gender Issues in HIV/AIDS 7

2.2.lThe Concept of Gender 7

2.2.3 Gender Mainstreaming 8

2.3 Gender Issues 8

2.3.lCulture I Norms 8

2.3.2 Status of Women and Men 9

2.3.3.Level of Authority 10

2.3.4 Access To and Control of Resources 10

2.4 Challenges of Gender Mainstreaming 10

2.4.1 Attitude towards gender mainstreaming 10

2.4.2 Technical / Resources 11

2.5 Strategies and opportunities available for gender mainstreaming 11

2.5.1 Networks 11

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CHAPTER THREE .12

METHODOLOGY 12

3.1. Introduction 12

3.2~Area of the Study 12

3.3 Research Design 12

3.4 Population and Sample 12

3.5 Methods of Data Collection 13

3.6 Procedure for Data Collection 14

3.7 Data Analysis 14

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FINDINGS, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION 15

4.1 Introduction 15

4.2 Demographic characteristics of the respondents 15

4.2.1 Sex 15

4.3 Gender issues in HIV/AIDS in Lan division 16

4.3.1 Culture /Norms in Lan division 16

4.3.2 Level of authority of men visa avis women in Lan division. 18

4.4 Challenges of gender mainstreaming in Lan division 19

4.4.1 Attitudes towards gender mainstreaming 19

4.4.2 Clarity of policies /guidelines 20

CHAPTER FIVE . 21

SUMMARY OF MAJOR FINDINGS, RECOMMENDATIONS AND

CONCLUSIONS 21

5.1 Introduction 21

5.2 Summary of the major findings 21

5.2.1 Gender issues in HIV/AIDS programmes in Lan division 21

5.2.2 Challenges of gender mainstreaming in Kiambu district 22

5.3 Conclusions 22

5.3.1 Gender issues in HIV/AIDS programmes in Lan division 22

5.3.2 Challenges of gender mainstreaming in Lan division 22

5.4 Recommendations 23

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APPEN DIX A: QUESTIONNAIRE FOR THE SERVICE PROVIDERS...,..,.26

APPENDIX B: INTERVIEW GUIDE FOR THE SERVICE

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ABSTRACT 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.

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Frontiers, E. & RUTTO, S (2022). Community Participation in The Management of HIV/Aids Programmes Inlari Division, Kiambu District, Central Province Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/community-participation-in-the-management-of-hiv-aids-programmes-inlari-division-kiambu-district-central-province-kenya

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Frontiers, Edu, and SAMMY RUTTO "Community Participation in The Management of HIV/Aids Programmes Inlari Division, Kiambu District, Central Province Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/community-participation-in-the-management-of-hiv-aids-programmes-inlari-division-kiambu-district-central-province-kenya. Accessed 01 Oct. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and SAMMY RUTTO . "Community Participation in The Management of HIV/Aids Programmes Inlari Division, Kiambu District, Central Province Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022. Web. 01 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/community-participation-in-the-management-of-hiv-aids-programmes-inlari-division-kiambu-district-central-province-kenya >.

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Frontiers, Edu and RUTTO, SAMMY . "Community Participation in The Management of HIV/Aids Programmes Inlari Division, Kiambu District, Central Province Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 01, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/community-participation-in-the-management-of-hiv-aids-programmes-inlari-division-kiambu-district-central-province-kenya