Violence against women and HIV/AIDS: setting the research agenda

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English
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Department of Gender, Women and Health, World Health Organization
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Violence and the fear of violence are emerging as an important risk factor contributing to the vulnerability to HIV infection for women. This report of a WHO expert consultation “Violence Against Women and HIV/AIDS: Setting the Research Agenda” from 23-25 October 2000 takes stock of existing research in this area, identifies key research questions and priorities as well as as methodological considerations and makes recommendations for further research.

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