Engaging youth in community action research: A visual methods approach to HIV and AIDS awareness

Abstract

Young people are amoung the most affected and vulnerable groups in the HIV epidemic. Targeting young people in prevention strategies requires inclusive and participatory appraoches. This paper discusses a film production project that involved youths in a remote rural community in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. It explores some of the processes and impacts of intergrating a visual methods community action project in a local community context while targeting young people in an effort to engage them in a reflective dialogue on HIV and AIDS.

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References:

Eggins, J., Papoutsaki, E., and Thomas, V. (2018). Engaging youth in community action research: a visual methods approach to HIV and AIDS awareness, Whanake: The Pacific Journal of Communtiy Development. 4(2), 48-66.

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