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  1. 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

  2. U.S. Organizations Speak Out on Women and HIV to Inform Health Policy and National AIDS Strategy, Press Release, The Center for HIV Law & Policy (CHLP), CHANGE, ICW, WORLD (2009)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP), along with thirteen organizations working to advance the health and rights of women living with HIV in the United States, sent a series of policy directives to the Office of National AIDS Policy and related federa ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2017 4:38pm

  3. Integrating Gender Into HIV/AIDS Programmes in the Health Sector, World Health Organization (2009)

    This is a guide focused on healthcare program managers, addressing gender issues in HIV testing and counseling, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT), and HIV treatment and home-based care. It also includes a module on elements of gend ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:42pm

  4. Improving correctional healthcare providers’ ability to care for transgender patients: Development and evaluation of a theory-driven cultural and clinical competence intervention, Jaclyn White Hughto et al, Social Science & Medicine (2017)

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  5. Psychological Trauma and PTSD in HIV-Positive Women: A Meta-Analysis; E. L. Machtinger, T. C. Haberer, J. E. Wilson, and D. S. Weiss; AIDS and Behavior (2012)

    This study reviewed 9,552 articles, 29 of which met its inclusion criteria, to determine aggregate rates of psychological trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in women living with HIV in the United States. The authors found that HIV-positive w ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/22/2019 5:15pm

  6. Antiretroviral Regimens in Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding in Botswana, R.L. Shapiro, M.D., et als., 362 N. Eng. J. Med. 2282-94 (2010)

    This study reports strong evidence of the effectiveness of HIV antiretroviral therapy in substantially reducing the risk of HIV transmission from mother to child when taken by women during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is normally the best way to feed an i ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/8/2019 3:49pm

  7. Sexual and Reproductive Health of HIV Positive Women and Adolescent Girls: A Dialogue on Rights, Policies and Services (EngenderHealth, Harvard University, ICW, Ipas, UNFPA), (2006)

    This report summarizes discussion from two international electronic fora in which advocates, service providers, and HIV-positive women discussed services and policies related to the sexual and reproductive health of HIV-positive women. While the discussio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/24/2019 9:41am

  8. Recent Trauma is Associated with Antiretroviral Failure and HIV Transmission Risk Behavior among HIV-positive Women and Female-identified Transgenders, Edward L. Machtinger et al., AIDS Behavior (2012)

    Studies have demonstrated that trauma is a major factor contributing to HIV infections in women in the U.S., but it is only recently that researchers have begun to explore how trauma is associated with the lives of women already living with the virus. In ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/24/2019 2:32pm

  9. 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

  10. Empowering Young Women to Lead Change: A Training Manual, World YWCA & United Nations Population Fund (2006)

    This guide for young women and those working with them offers activities to motivate and enable young women to advocate for change and to mobilize others to do the same. A chapter on HIV/AIDS encourages discussion of  the specific challenges facing women ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/12/2020 11:33am

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