Right to Play and Right to Health: The Role of Sub-Saharan Sport for Development Programs in the HIV/AIDS Pandemic
Dunn, Rebecca B.
Washington and Lee University, Shepherd Poverty Program
Capabilities approach (Social sciences)
HIV infections -- Prevention
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Rebecca B. Dunn is a member of the Class of 2016 of Washington and Lee University.Capstone; [FULL-TEXT FREELY AVAILABLE ONLINE]Using the foundation of a child's right of health and right to play, programs in sub-Saharan Africa are making unique and powerful contributions to combatting and educating youth regarding HIV/AIDS. Through critical analysis of the programs' successes and failures, I will draw conclusions on the reach of sport programs in mitigating the disease and thus combatting global poverty and draw inferences regarding the direction sport for health development programs should be taking to lessen HIV/AIDS infection rates. [From Introduction]