African women faced with the AIDS epidemic Alice

  • Annabel Desgrées du Loû
  • Published 2006

Abstract

In Africa, more women than men are infected by the AIDS virus. More biologically vulnerable, women do not always have sufficient authority to impose the use of condoms or ensure the fidelity of their partner. Prevention and HIV-testing, though still scarce, is more accessible to women than to men, thanks to antenatal healthcare. But for three in four women… (More)

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