Книга: People With AIDS | Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn | Книга по Требованию | ISBN: 978-5-5111-7135-7 - BazarKnig.ru
Книга: People With AIDS | Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn | Книга по Требованию | ISBN: 978-5-5111-7135-7 - BazarKnig.ru

People With AIDS

Издательство: Книга по Требованию
ISBN: 978-5-5111-7135-7
Год издания: 2012
Количество страниц: 104
 
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The People With AIDS (PWA) Self-Empowerment Movement is a social movement by those diagnosed with HIV/AIDS which grew out of San Francisco in the early 1980s. The PWA Self-Empowerment Movement believes that those diagnosed as having AIDS should "take charge of their own life, illness, and care, and to minimize dependence on others". The attitude that exists throughout the movement is that one should not assume that their life is over and will end soon solely because they have been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. Although most of the earliest organizers have died, and organizations dissolved or reconfigured into AIDS service organizations (ASOs) the self-empowerment and self-determination aspects of the movement continue. Possibly the best known example of a continuing PWA group is AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power (ACT-UP), which has chapters around the world and has had great success bringing attention to and change regarding issues concerning PWAs....



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