The ICPD Programme of Action (8.28, 8.29a). The 1995 Beijing Conference Platform of Action (para.108). The ICPD and Beijing five-year reviews.
The UN General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS (UNGASS 2001) Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS. Secretary-General’s Report to
the UNGASS, states “that gender inequalities fueling the epidemic must be explicitly addressed” (para.88).
2 - Resource Packet on Gender & AIDS, UNAIDS 2001. For instance, “an estimated 60-80% of HIV-positive African women have had sexual intercourse solely with their husbands”. In a sample survey in India, “91% of them reported only ever having sex with their husbands”.
3 - Ibid.
4 - Refer to HIV Prevention Now, Programme
Brief No. 3: Preventing HIV Infections in
Young People, for further information.
5 - See HIV Prevention Now, Programme Brief No. 2: Prevention of HIV Infection in Pregnant Women for specific service components and further information.
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