IMAGE – Intervention with Micro-finance for AIDS and Gender Equity

IMAGE is a programme in rural South Africa that combines micro-finance with HIV and gender education called Sisters For Life (SFL) to transform gender norms and empower women aiming to reduce risk of gender based violence and HIV.

 

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Process evaluation of the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) in rural South Africa
Hargreaves J, Hatcher A, Strange V, Phetla G, Busza J, Kim J, Watts C, Morison L, Porter J, Pronyk P, Bonell C. Process evaluation of the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) in rural South Africa. Health Education Research. 2009:cyp054.

Understanding the Impact of a Microfinance-Based Intervention on Women’s Empowerment and the Reduction of Intimate Partner Violence in South Africa
Kim JC,Watts CHargreaves J, Ndhlovu LX, Phetla G, Morison LA, Busza JPorter J, Pronyk P. Understanding the impact of a microfinance-based intervention on women’s empowerment and the reduction of intimate partner violence in South Africa. American journal of public health. 2007 Oct;97(10):1794-802.

Effect of a structural intervention for the prevention of intimate-partner violence and HIV in rural South Africa: a cluster randomised trial
Pronyk PM,Hargreaves JR, Kim JC, Morison LA, Phetla G,Watts C,Busza J,Porter JD. Effect of a structural intervention for the prevention of intimate-partner violence and HIV in rural South Africa: a cluster randomised trial. The lancet. 2006 Dec 8;368(9551):1973-83.

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