Women: Meeting the Challenges of HIV/AIDS PDF Print E-mail

AUTHOR: UNFPA, UNAIDS, and UNIFEM
DATE: 2003
PUBLISHER: UNFPA

 

This brochure highlights critical issues impacting on women and girls in the context of HIV/AIDS. The publication begins with an overview of the gender dimensions of the epidemic; outlines the necessity for adopting a rights-based approach when addressing these issues; and provides key information on issues such as the disproportionate burden on women, empowering men and women to prevent HIV/AIDS, and workplace issues in the context of HIV/AIDS. Key recommendations and actions for the way forward are provided as a conclusion.

 

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