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  1. Hidden in the Mealie Meal- Gender-Based Abuses and Women’s HIV Treatment in Zambia, Human Rights Watch Report (2007)

    This 2007 Human Rights Watch report finds that while Zambia is one of many countries setting ambitious targets for rapidly scaling up antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV/AIDS, women's unequal status in Zambian society grievously undermines women ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/27/2020 5:45pm

  2. Engaging Men and Boys in Changing Gender-Based Inequity in Health: Evidence from Programme Interventions, World Health Organization (2007)

    This document presents examples of innovative approaches for engaging men and boys in changing gender-based health inequity and summarizes the evidence on the effectiveness of these approaches to date. The review analyzed data from 58 evaluation studies ( ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/29/2020 11:04am

  3. Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equity: Essential Goals for Saving Women’s Lives, World Health Organization (2008)

    This fact sheet provides brief arguments making the link between women's empowerment and positive health outcomes for women and newborns. It identifies specific legal, policy, and sociocultural changes that increase gender equality and how each of th ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:52pm

  4. Southern States Manifesto: Update 2008 HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the South, Southern AIDS Coalition

    This report is an update of the 2002 Southern States Manifesto, which described the disproportionate impact of the HIV epidemic on communities in the Southern states as well as the challenges those in the South face in working to address the HIV crisis. T ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/6/2021 2:57pm

  5. Reproductive Choice and Women Living with HIV/AIDS, Ipas (2008)

    This handout discusses reproductive health issues facing women living with HIV around the world. It argues that human rights and public health require women have control over their reproductive decisions and access to voluntary counseling and testing (VCT ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/18/2020 3:40pm

  6. HIV/AIDS, Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion: The Situation Today-- And What Needs to Be Done, Ipas (2008)

    This handout discusses current issues around the world affecting the rights of HIV-positive women considering childbirth and abortion and calls for research and laws protecting HIV-positive women's access to neutral and comprehensive pregnancy counse ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 6:24pm

  7. International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) Vision Paper #6: HIV Positive Women and Drug and Alcohol Use (2007)

    The International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) reports on the results of its project Silent Voices, a program devoted to gathering the stories of HIV-positive drug and alcohol using women in the United Kingdom. The Paper discusses the wom ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/21/2018 4:49pm

  8. Gender, Sexuality, Rights and HIV: An overview for community sector organizations, International Council of AIDS Service Organizations (2007)

    This is an analysis of how gender and sexuality influence HIV risks, transmission, and treatment, with an eye toward the obstacles that community service organizations must overcome in order to provide services successfully. It outlines factors in the fol ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2020 4:02pm

  9. The Health Care Experiences of Women with HIV/AIDS: Insights from a Focus Group (October 2003), Henry Kaiser Family Foundation

    The Kaiser Family Foundation commissioned a racially diverse group study of lower-income women with HIV/AIDS in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Miami and Savannah to hear directly from them about their lives and the challenges they face in obtaining a full-ran ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  10. Vickie Mayes, PhD., et al, Heterogeneity of Health Disparities Among African American, Hispanic and Asian American Women: Unrecognized Influences of Sexual Orientation, 92 American Journal of Health 632 (April 2002)

    This study compared health indicators, health status, behavioral risks and access barriers among self-identified African American, Hispanic, Asian-Americana and white lesbian/bisexual and heterosexual women in Los Angeles county. Among the racial groups, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/25/2021 4:32pm