Eschborn: GTZ, 2009. 32 p.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit, GTZ
In sub-Saharan Africa, home to two-thirds of all people living with HIV, 60% are now women. In some regions, women account for increasing percentages of all infections, especially young women (aged 15 to 24), who are particularly vulnerable. In sub-Saharan Africa, their risk of HIV infection is three to five times higher than that of young men (UNAIDS, 2008). The Exploratory Project was a partnership of GTZ and two established NGOs in Malawi and Uganda. The project partners were keen to learn about the challenges faced by NGOs at country-level as they advance gender sensitive proposals to the Global Fund and national sources of funding.
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