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AIDS in Asia: A Continent in Peril by Susan Hunter

By Susan Hunter

AIDS in Asia provides a radical creation to the social and financial concerns surrounding the AIDS epidemic in Asia together with: * Geographic stumbling blocks to health and wellbeing care
* Gender inequality and human trafficking
* Political turmoil and negative leadership
* Asia's function within the intercourse and drug trade
* fiscal stipulations and exploitation
At the the most important second while the unfold of AIDS during this area is starting to achieve all over the world acceptance, distinct professional Susan Hunter makes transparent the catastrophic probability AIDS poses to Asia and the realm, and attracts on her adventure to debate the aptitude coverage implications.

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S. Civil War, only 600,000. The huge death tolls in Russia under Stalin (20 million) and China under Mao (40 million) are dwarfed by AIDS. 5 Based largely on official estimates for sub-Saharan Africa, the 2010 predictions do not factor in two important trends. For one thing, HIV has not stopped spreading in Africa, and AIDS deaths will not peak there for another decade. In some countries with very large populations (Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Nigeria, and Ethiopia), HIV epidemics are just taking hold.

15 Others agree. S. National Intelligence Council (NIC) projections say that China will have 10 to 15 million HIV/AIDS cases by 2010; Human Rights Watch estimates there were at least 16 million cases in 2002. ”16 There are four reasons why scientists are predicting more than a hundred million new infections and close to 100 million deaths in Asia by 2025: HIV/AIDS numbers are notoriously difficult to interpret and project; many people living with HIV/AIDS are invisible; governments are in denial; and little is being done to prevent HIV’s spread.

On the other side of the coin, it was women, distressed as much by the sexual excesses of Southern white males as by their racism, who founded the American Anti-Slavery Society in the American North in 1833. Protest was a Goulden family tradition. Robert and Sophie hosted American antislavery campaigner Henry Ward Beecher when he visited Manchester. Emmeline had been raised on bedtime reading that included his daughter Harriet Beecher Stowe’s famous antislavery book, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. When she was five, Emmeline helped her mother by collecting pennies at a large Manchester bazaar held to raise money for emancipated African slaves.

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