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Human rights under threat: four perspectives on HIV, AIDS and the law in Southern Africa by Viljoen & Precious (eds.).

Posted on March 20, 2018

The Special Collections Book of the Week this week is:

Human rights under threat: four perspectives on HIV, AIDS and the law in Southern Africa by Viljoen & Precious (eds).

Despite the fact that Southern Africa is the epicentre of the HIV epidemic, there is a shortage of research and reflection coming from the sub-region itself.

In 2006, with the support of Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), the AIDS and Human Rights Research Unit, based at the Centre for the Study of AIDS and the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, engaged in a research project to give a voice to the Southern perspectives on issues pertaining to HIV, AIDS, law and Human rights.

Four researchers were selected to address four human rights-related issues of increasing importance in the context of HIV and AIDS in the sub region.

Catalogue Access: https://UnivofPretoria.on.worldcat.org/oclc/232315479

This book is available at Special Collections, housed on level 5 of the Merensky 2 Library, and is part of our Tukkiana (TUK) Collection.

The Special Collections unit of the Department of Library Services plays a stewardship role in the acquisition and preservation of the Library's rare and valuable information resources, making them accessible to students, staff and researchers, as well as safeguarding them for future generations.

- Author Sonto Mabena and Nikki Haw
Published by Primarashni Gower

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