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Background & issues
Decision-making by and empowerment of women must be included at all levels of programming and service delivery so as to stop gender imbalance that does not benefit women who bear the brunt of the HIV epidemic as caregivers and surviving spouses, and who also have sexual and reproductive rights which can be removed due to the increasing ‘feminisation’ of the epidemic in countries where more men infect their wives and sexual partners.
With a main theme of ‘Building Gender Equality Strategy in the Response to HIV’, this forum will focus on:
Raise awareness among politicians, UN agencies, donor bodies, local and international organizations and decision makers for policies and programs that are gender sensitive
To read more, please download the pdf file.
|Please come back on 9 August, 2009.|
PhotosPlease come back on 9 August, 2009.
To read the report, please download the pdf file.