Gender, Poverty and Intergenerational Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS PDF Print E-mail
AUTHOR: M.K. Smith
DATE: 2002

This article looks at HIV/AIDS, poverty and gender, and focuses on young girls and old women. It starts with some basic facts about HIV/AIDS and then provides a framework for analyzing vulnerability to the infection and to its impact in relation to gender and age. It briefly outlines institutional responses and ends up with conclusion and recommendations for development planners to combine gender and age analysis in any development or humanitarian work.

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