Promoting Gender Equality

UNFPA in Action

A gender-sensitive approach HIV prevention is one of UNFPA’s priorities. As one of ten sponsors of UNAIDS, UNFPA is engaged in a collaborative response aimed at preventing HIV transmission, providing care and support, reducing the vulnerability of individuals and communities to HIV, and alleviating the impact of the epidemic. Within this joint effort, UNFPA has lead responsibilities in the area of condom procurement and programming.

UNFPA recently collaborated on the report Women and HIV/AIDS: Confronting the Crisis, which outlines immediate actions needed to address the specific needs of women. Action items include:

The following articles and publications provide more information about the work UNFPA is doing to bring awareness and technical expertise to the particular concerns of women with regard to HIV/AIDS.

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