Engaging youth in community action research : a visual methods approach to HIV and AIDS awareness
Eggins, Joys; Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Thomas, V.
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Citation: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 Community Development, 4(2), 48–66. Unitec ePress. Retrieved from: http://www.unitec.ac.nz/epress
Permanent link to Research Bank record:https://hdl.handle.net/10652/4462
Young people are among the most affected and vulnerable groups in the HIV epidemic. Targeting young people in prevention strategies requires inclusive and participatory approaches. 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 integrating 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.