Aids Sutra: Untold Stories from India ePub (Adobe DRM) download by NoContributor

Aids Sutra: Untold Stories from India

Vintage Digital
Publication date: September 2009
ISBN: 9781409079750
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

Our price:
$11.99

India is home to almost three million HIV cases. But AIDS is still a disease stigmatized and shrouded in denial. It is stigma that prevents people from openly discussing the facts around HIV, and keeps them from getting treatment. Stigma leads to discrimination against HIV positive people in hospitals, schools and even among families.

In this ground-breaking anthology, sixteen of India's well-known writers go on the road to tell the human story behind the epidemic. William Dalrymple meets the devadasis ('temple women'), many of whom have become victims of HIV; Kiran Desai travels to the coast of Andhra where the sex workers are considered the most desirable and Salman Rushdie spends a day with Mumbai's transgenders. These writers travel the country to talk to housewives, vigilantes, homosexuals, police and sex-workers and together they create a complex and gripping picture of AIDS in India: who it is affecting, how and why.

Eye-opening, hard-hitting and moving, AIDS Sutra will show you a side to India rarely seen before.

This anthology was produced in collaboration with Avahan, the India AIDS Initiative of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Proceeds will be used to support programs for children affected by HIV in India.

Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
Aids Sutra: Untold Stories from India ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
1633 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by NoContributor
The Year's Work in the Oddball Archive PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Jonathan P. Eburne
The Year's Work in the Oddball Archive
Jonathan P. Eburne & JONATHAN PAUL EBURNE & NoContributor & Judith Roof & JUDITH ANN ROOF
Indiana University Press, December 2015
ISBN: 9780253018472
Format: PDF, ePub
List Price: $9.99 Our price: $7.99
Colloquial Portuguese of Brazil ePub download by Viviane Gontijo
Colloquial Portuguese Brazil
Viviane Gontijo & NoContributor
Routledge, August 2015
ISBN: 9781138960121
Format: ePub, PDF
List Price: $54.95 Our price: $50.99
Man Points: The Definitive Guide to Measuring Your Manliness ePub (Adobe DRM) download by No Author Details
Man Points: The Definitive Guide to Measuring Your Manliness
No Author Details & NoContributor
Ebury Digital, May 2015
ISBN: 9780091959975
Format: ePub
List Price: $11.27 Our price: $9.99
The Snowden Reader ePub (Adobe DRM) download by David P. Fidler
The Snowden Reader
David P. Fidler & Sumit Ganguly & NoContributor
Indiana University Press, April 2015
ISBN: 9780253017314
Format: ePub
List Price: $29.99 Our price: $26.99