Violence Against Women and HIV / AIDS : Critical Intersections Intimate Partner Violence and HIV / AIDS 1

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  title={Violence Against Women and HIV / AIDS : Critical Intersections Intimate Partner Violence and HIV / AIDS 1},
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  year={2004}
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  • Published 2004
Today, half or more of the 40 million people infected with HIV in the world are women. Millions of those infected with HIV are young people aged 15-24 years who now account for half of all new infections. And perhaps most disturbing of all, in sub-Saharan Africa, young women (15-24 years) account for 75 % of HIV infections and are approximately three times more likely to be infected than young men of the same age. So, what makes women, especially girls and young women so disproportionately… CONTINUE READING

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