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I found out that they are victims of low self esteem. When we need to influence the practices and running principles of any organization. There may be psychological or substance abuses also. The Hispanic women between the age of 35 and 44 are also dying from AIDS as the fourth cause. administrative. Sometimes they first get STD that leads to HIV infection. Individual advocacy deals with the issues faced by an individual. thinking oneself to be vulnerable is another problem. If they get conscious . or policy. administration or policy for the better interest of an individual or group. Moreover. In this paper I am defining the role of advocacy and suggesting how as an advocate I can help such victims. counseling will be great. AIDS or HIV has been found to be one of these. the problem becomes quite complex. she is more likely to get infected with HIV. In fact. it has been found even male homosexuality is less vulnerable to HIV infection compared to vaginal intercourse. Of course. At the same time black women between 45 and 55 are vulnerable to this disease as the fourth leading cause of their death. It is more alarming that AIDS has become a leading cause of death among the black women between 25 and 34 age group in the US. In fact. they suffer from financial constraints and sometimes they are victims of substance abuse. among the new AIDS or HIV cases 54 percent are from the African American. When we need to influence rules and regulations of a state or federal agency. We can understand that three parties can come under the influence of advocacy: individual. These are economic dependence and other socioeconomic factors. we need policy advocacy. they become much more vulnerable. There are other factors for which some women are more vulnerable. This may happen due to the presence of low self esteem. Moreover. In fact. Advocacy Advocacy is the act of influencing important decisions of an individual. especially the vaginal one. Dealing with this type of psychology needs proper counseling. North Carolina women with HIV have been found living in such situations.AIDS/HIV Among Women We know that some particular diseases are found most with people of some particular races. the most risky factor of having HIV among women is the heterosexual intercourse. Of course. My Strategy When I probed into the cases of AIDS victims. This is how these women start to lead a life risky for them and finally get infected. When women get involved in alcoholism or drug abuse. In the US. Among the black women of 35 through 44 year age group AIDS is the third cause of death. we need to move forward using administrative advocacy. As an advocate I can start by making them aware of the true scenario. When the woman feels that she is in need of love and care of the man she has unsafe sex with. if the partner of a woman is already infected with any kind of sexually transmitted diseases (STD).
there is still budget constraint. Although the local health department in almost every city is ready with some free of cost service for AIDS victims. Retrieved September 4. ISBN: 0-495-09225-8. A.). Moreover. 364 pages. (2011). Belmont. E. they can stay away from it. I can influence administration and policy to extend more help for them. Defending dignity.counsellingconnection.org . (2007). CA: Thomson Brooks/Cole. we need to have a proactive support policy so that every state can help these women more.php/2008/12/02/conflict-resolution-forthe-helping-professions/ CARE community.com/index. Conflict resolution for the helping professions (2nd ed. 2011 from http://www. References Barsky.care. Partners for Change. 2011 from www. As an advocate I can help raise awareness about this issue and influence the lawmakers so that they can extend more practical as well understanding hands.of how they get manipulated. Fighting Poverty Retrieved September 4.