Gender and HIV/AIDS.

@article{Trmen2003GenderAH,
  title={Gender and HIV/AIDS.},
  author={Tomris T{\"u}rmen},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={82 3},
  pages={411-8}
}
  • Tomris Türmen
  • Published 2003 in
    International journal of gynaecology and…
The impact of gender on HIV/AIDS is an important dimension in understanding the evolution of the epidemic. How have gender inequality and discrimination against women affected the course of the HIV epidemic? This paper outlines the biological, social and cultural determinants that put women and adolescent girls at greater risk of HIV infection than men. Violence against women or the threat of violence often increases women's vulnerability to HIV/AIDS. An analysis of the impact of gender on HIV… CONTINUE READING
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