Missed Opportunities: Human rights and the politics of HIV/AIDS

  title={Missed Opportunities: Human rights and the politics of HIV/AIDS},
  author={Joanne Csete},
  • J. Csete
  • Published 8 June 2004
  • Political Science
  • Development
There is a strong consensus internationally that human rights violations fuel the AIDS epidemic, but donors and governments of affected countries do little to address a wide range of AIDS-related rights abuses. Joanne Csete argues that political factors, including the rising power of religious fundamentalism, the influence of the US in AIDS assistance programmes, and male-dominated political power, create a conducive environment for these abuses and must be addressed in the fight against AIDS. 

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