Review paper, 'Integrating Gender into HIV/AIDS Programmes'

A Rights-Based Approach

No. de pages : 54

Date de publication: 2006

Auteur: UNFPA

Éditeur: UNAIDS

In the HIV/AIDS epidemic,gender – defined as the array of societal beliefs,norms, customs and practices that define ‘masculine’ and ‘feminine’ attributes andbehaviours – plays an integral role in determining an individual’s vulnerability to infection, his or her ability to access care, support or treatment, and the ability to cope when infected or affected.

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