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Putting sexuality (back) into HIV/AIDS: Issues, theory and practice1
It is argued that one of the reasons why HIV prevention has had limited success is because of inadequate conceptualization of human sexuality in such work, which complicates established orthodoxies in the field whilst offering potential for more effective HIV prevention strategies. Expand
HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa: The Costs of Inaction
This book reviews the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) situation in the Middle East, North Africa, and Eastern Mediterranean (MENA/EM) region, and isExpand
Rapidly changing conditions in the brothels of Bangladesh: impact on HIV/STD.
Between the two waves of surveillance, several brothels were forcibly closed; the number of sex workers dropped; the average number of clients per woman rose; and overall safety did not improve; only treatment-seeking behavior for sexually transmitted diseases was positively changed. Expand
Changing gender relations among young people: The global challenge for HIV/AIDS prevention
Abstract The worldwide epidemic of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has affected different populations in different countries. Yet, every country has recognized the particular vulnerability of itsExpand
The Risks and Macroeconomic Impact of Hiv/Aids in the Middle East and North Africa: Why Waiting to Intervene Can Be Costly
The authors develop a model of optimal growth to assess the risks of an HIV/AIDS epidemic and the expected economic impact in nine countries in the Middle East and North Africa region-Algeria,Expand
Measuring the impact of needle exchange programs among injecting drug users through the National Behavioural Surveillance in Bangladesh.
Using National HIV Behavioral Surveillance data, the impact of a needle exchange program (NEP) on sharing behavior among injecting drug users in two cities was measured and showed positive changes that varied with the different settings. Expand
Resistance to condom use in a Bangladesh brothel
The SHAKTI Project carried out by CARE, Bangladesh started in a 600-women brothel in Tangail in 1996 and produced increased condom use and, eventually, sales of condoms from sex workers to sex workers. Expand