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Female-Headed Households and Female-Maintained Families: Are They Worth Targeting to Reduce Poverty in Developing Countries?
Controversy exists over whether to target public- and private-sector programs to female-headed households in developing countries in the attempt to combat poverty and social disadvantage. The issuesExpand
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Structural approaches to HIV prevention
Recognition that social, economic, political, and environmental factors directly affect HIV risk and vulnerability has stimulated interest in structural approaches to HIV prevention. Progress in theExpand
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How men's power over women fuels the HIV epidemic
  • G. R. Gupta
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • 26 January 2002
In sub-Saharan Africa 12-13 women are infected by HIV for every 10 men, and the average rate of infection for teenage girls in some countries is five times higher than that for teenage boys.1 Most ofExpand
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Taking action : achieving gender equality and empowering women
How can the global community achieve the goal of gender equality and the empowerment of women? This question is the focus of Goal 3 of the Millennium Development Goals endorsed by world leaders atExpand
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Taking action to improve women's health through gender equality and women's empowerment
Over the past few decades great strides have been made in improvement of women’s health status; more than a decade has been added to life expectancy and fertility rates in both developed andExpand
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Moving forward on women's gender-related HIV vulnerability: The good news, the bad news and what to do about it
The global response to AIDS has triggered unprecedented attention to gender inequality and the role it plays in shaping the vulnerability of women. Tragically, however, this attention has not yet ledExpand
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The Global strategy for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health (2016–2030): a roadmap based on evidence and country experience
Box 1 The Global strategy for women's, children's and adolescents' health (2016-2030) Objectives of the global strategy: * Survive: end preventable mortality; * Thrive: promote health and well-being;Expand
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Women and AIDS : developing a new health strategy
The lack of reliable data on womens sexual lives and the means by which socioeconomic and cultural factors affect sexual lives contribute to the weakness of AIDS prevention programs. The Women andExpand
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Gender equality and gender norms: framing the opportunities for health
The Sustainable Development Goals offer the global health community a strategic opportunity to promote human rights, advance gender equality, and achieve health for all. The inability of the healthExpand
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