Impact of HIV and AIDS in India

  title={Impact of HIV and AIDS in India},
  author={B. K. Pradhan and Ramitha Sundar},
The burden of caring for People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) is proportionately higher in the case of women, whether or not they are themselves HIV positive. In comparison to men, nearly double the cases of illnesses of women PLWHA were left untreated. It is the girl child who is more likely to be withdrawn from school to cope with household chores including caring for the ill. Though all PLWHA face stigma and discrimination, the women face the worst forms of discrimination even within the… CONTINUE READING