New PDF release: AIDS Sutra: Untold Stories from India

ISBN-10: 030745472X

ISBN-13: 9780307454720

ISBN-10: 8184000391

ISBN-13: 9788184000399

during this groundbreaking anthology, 16 popular writers inform the hidden tale of the AIDS predicament, illuminating the complicated nature of 1 of the key difficulties dealing with the constructing global. India is domestic to nearly three million HIV instances, yet AIDS continues to be stigmatized and shrouded in denial. Discrimination opposed to HIV-affected contributors in hospitals, colleges, or even between households is usual, simply as dialogue approximately HIV and participation in prevention or therapy courses should not. In this riveting e-book, 16 of India's such a lot recognized writers pass at the highway to discover the truth of AIDS in India and inform the human tales at the back of the epidemic.Kiran Desai travels to the coast of Andhra Pradesh, the place the intercourse employees are thought of the main fascinating; Salman Rushdie meets individuals of Mumbai's transgender group; William Dalrymple encounters the devadasis, ladies who've been “married” to a temple goddess and hence are deemed appropriate for transactional intercourse. Eye-opening, hard-hitting, and relocating, AIDS Sutra offers an aspect of India infrequently obvious before.

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