In his fourth video diary, poet and reporter Kwame Dawes discusses the dramatic rise of gender-based violence and rape in camps in post-earthquake Haiti, and the potential for a related rise in HIV/AIDS cases. Filmed by Andre Lambertson.
In his third video diary, award-winning poet Kwame Dawes discusses an HIV/AIDS information hotline outside of Port-au-Prince. Receiving between 3,000 and 5,000 calls per month, mostly from men, the center is a vital source of information for Haitians about HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. Filmed by Andre Lambertson.
In the second edition of his video diaries, Kwame Dawes discusses the increasing sexual activity in the IDP and refugee camps in Haiti. Rooted in boredom, overcrowding and lack of privacy in the camps, some experts wonder whether this will contribute to higher rates of HIV/AIDS. Filmed by Andre Lambertson.
"Precious are the Feet of Those..." is the second in a series of visual poems chronicling challenges faced by Haitians infected, and affected, by HIV/AIDS in the aftermath of the earthquake.
Precious are the Feet of Those...
Poetry by Kwame Dawes Images by Andre Lambertson
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