''Without My Consent'' - Women and HIV-Related Stigma in India

Publish Year : 2003
Publisher : Population Reference Bureau (PRB)
Author Name : Ninan A.
Link : Click here

Description :

This article reviews the status of women with HIV in India. It discusses the low awareness of HIV/AIDS among women, how the burdens of blame and care fall on women, dealing with stigma in health care settings, and how health officials, individuals, and groups are breaking down barriers to prevention and care.

Recent Resources

Programming Guide: Promoting Gender Equality in Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health

The guide serves as an important resource to complement and build on existing guidance and tools to...

Data Brief: HIV Prevention with Adolescent Girls and Young Women

In sub-Saharan Africa, adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) account for 74% of new HIV infections...

Dreaming of an AIDS-Free Future

Despite substantial declines in the number of new HIV infections globally, the HIV/AIDS epidemic...

View More