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UNAIDS Introduces Plan to Promote Women’s Rights Through Combating HIV

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This post is by the Global Center’s Rabita Aziz. UNAIDS has launched a five-year action plan to address gender inequalities and human rights violations that put women and girls at risk of HIV infection.  The Agenda for Accelerated Country Action for Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV calls on the UN system to support governments, […]

New WHO Report Documents Toll of HIV/AIDS on Women

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A new World Health Organization’s report on women’s health highlights the increasing toll HIV/AIDS has taken on women in the developing world. HIV/AIDS is “by far the leading cause of death among adult women in Africa,” the report says. It is also the leading cause of death globally among women of reproductive age. “Of the […]