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 problem, illuminating the complicated nature of 1 of the key difficulties dealing with the constructing global. India is domestic to nearly three million HIV situations, 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 remedy courses aren't. In this riveting ebook, 16 of India's such a lot recognized writers cross 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 staff are thought of the main fascinating; Salman Rushdie meets individuals of Mumbai's transgender neighborhood; William Dalrymple encounters the devadasis, girls who've been “married” to a temple goddess and therefore are deemed appropriate for transactional intercourse. Eye-opening, hard-hitting, and relocating, AIDS Sutra provides a facet of India infrequently noticeable before.

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