Gender Inequality and HIV transmission: A Global Analysis

Publish Year : 2014
Publisher : Richardson E.T., Collins S.E., Kung T., Jones J.H., Tram K.H., Boggiano V.L., Bekker L.G., Zolopa A.R.
Author Name : Journal of the International AIDS Society
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Description :

The HIV epidemic disproportionately impacts young women due to socio-economic inequalities, violence, racism, sexism, and constraints on women’s agency. This article uses data from UNAIDS’ 2010 Global Report to understand the relationship between mode of HIV transmission and gender inequality. It also looked into relationships between HIV transmission and religion, democracy index, male circumcision rate, gross national income, and region. 

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