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Facebook Therapy in Zambia,

"Social networking sites appear to be growing in appeal beyond their traditional use as platforms to inform people about what’s on and what’s happening. Given the growth of mobile technology in Africa, these platforms offer cheap and easy access to therapy/counselling/advice for many people, especially the rural poor, who often need it (for HIV/AIDS advice, domestic violence issues, etc) but don’t have access to traditional opportunities e.g. face-to-face counselling."

"The Facebook page Real Life and Hot Issues Discussion Forum with Tina Banda was started by a social work graduate from the University of Zambia, Tina Banda. Various topics are posted to the page each day and responses given by other Facebook users as well as a group of people, including Tina, who specialise in, among other things, marriage counselling, HIV/AIDS counselling and political analysis."

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