The Gender Aspects of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic PDF Print E-mail
AUTHOR: S. Matlin and N. Spence
DATE: 2000
PUBLISHER: UN Division for the Advancement of Women, WHO, and UNAIDS for Expert Group Meeting on "The HIV/AIDS Pandemic and its Gender Implications" 13-17 November 2000 Windhoek, Namibia

The report highlights the need for inserting gender in the multi-sectoral response to HIV/AIDS. Ethical issues involved in testing pregnant women are reviewed, as well as the role of the educational sector in combating HIV/AIDS. Other topics that are addressed include the impact of HIV/AIDS on youth, law, on the labor market and in situations of conflict.

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