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Para fomentar el debate democrático  
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28-11-2003 2:30 pm On the occasion of World Aids Day, on December 1, UNESCO is launching a manual for theatre troupes entitled “AIDS and Theatre”. Published within the framework of the project “A Cultural Approach to HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care”, the manual was developed by UNESCO’s Regional Bureau for Education in Africa in Dakar, in close collaboration with the Division for Cultural Politics and Intercultural Dialogue.


Produced by young people for young people, the manual proposes an original and creative approach to the prevention of HIV/AIDS. Both educational and recreational, the theatre is presented here as a culturally appropriate, effective and participatory means of prevention. The “theatre forum” – interactive theatre involving direct participation by the audience – seems particularly relevant in this instance.

At a time when traditional information and awareness raising methods on HIV/AIDS are proving to be of limited efficiency, UNESCO is encouraging new approaches including the use of theatre. The manual illustrates how culture - including the arts and letters, life styles and value systems, traditions and believes - can be used for efficient prevention.

The manual “Aids and Theatre” is available in French. It will be translated in English in 2004. It can be downloaded at the following address: www.dakar.unesco.org/pdf/sida_manueltheatre.pdf.

All the other publications of the “Cultural Approach to HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care” are available on the project’s website: www.unesco.org/aids (=> culture and aids).


For more information: Tel. 01 45 68 43 30 or e-mail: culture.aids@unesco.org






Fuente Media advisory No 2003 - 103
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