Women and HIV

HIV & pregnancy

A woman who is HIV+ can have a healthy baby. Dr Avron Urison of AllLife explains the special care needed.

Rape has become a culture

In rural areas many men still feel they can take whichever girl they want, and this type of conduct perpetuates the spread of HIV.

Women’s vulnerability to HIV

More women than men are now HIV-positive; in Africa, the infection rate in the 15 - 24 age group is an estimated 20 women for every 10 men.

The burden of HIV/Aids on women

In addition to the fact that women in Africa are particularly vulnerable to contracting HIV/Aids, the epidemic impacts on them in other ways.

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