The Gender Aspects of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic

Publish Year
UN Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW), World Health Organization (WHO), and Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
Author Name
S. Matlin and N. Spence
The report highlights the need for inserting gender in the multi-sectoral response to HIV/AIDS. Ethical issues involved in testing pregnant women are reviewed, as well as the role of the educational sector in combating HIV/AIDS. Other topics that are addressed include the impact of HIV/AIDS on youth, law, on the labor market and in situations of conflict.