Geneva: UNAIDS, 1999. 40 p.
UNAIDS Best Practice Collection
This review examines research on gender as it relates to women's and men's different vulnerabilities to HIV infection and their different abilities to access resources for care and support in order to cope with the impact of the epidemic. The paper also reviews programatic responses that have sought to address gender-specific concerns and constraints in an attempt to contain the pandemic and alleviate its impact.
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