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IDS - Institute of Development Studies Health and Development Information Team
Title
The Links Between Violence Against Women and HIV and AIDS
In
HIV and AIDS Key Issues Guide
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IDS Health and Development Information Team, n/d, 15 pp
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"The text was adapted by UNIFEM, which also provided editorial support. This Key Issues Guide was produced by the IDS Health and Development Information Team."

Reproduced with the kind permission of the Institute of Development Studies.

Abstract

"This guide examines the links between violence against women (VAW) and HIV and AIDS, highlighting key issues, research and resources. It outlines how HIV and AIDS is a consequence of VAW, how VAW is precipitated by HIV, the economic factors that increase women's vulnerability and the interaction between VAW and conflict. It also offers strategies and actions for ending VAW and reducing HIV and AIDS infection."

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  • Armstrong, Sue, Chris Fontaine and Andrew Wilson, 2004 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic: 4th Global Report, NLM classification: WC 503.4, UNAIDS - Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, Geneva, June 2004, 236 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]