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Eldis: People living with HIV and AIDS

Access to information, adequate services and freedom of choice critical for HIV-positive women
This publication is from the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and the International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) and explores the specific sexual and reproductive health needs of women with HIV/AIDS.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 09:59]

WHO: Women and HIV/AIDS

This WHO fact sheet offers a broad introduction to issues of transmission, intervention and gendering of HIV transmission.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:02]

UNAIDS/ UNIFEM: Gender, HIV and human rights: A training manual

HIV/AIDS requires a gender-specific response. This manual has been prepared in response to this. It aims to help trainers enhance their understanding about the gender dimensions of HIV/AIDS, so that they can then effectively influence a critical mass of change makers in their "spheres of influence" to undertake appropriate responses to the challenges being posed by the epidemic.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:02]

Positively Women

An NGO which aims to meet the needs of HIV positive women. They offer support for women living with HIV by women living with HIV. They formed a support group, which provided a safe space for women to talk openly about the challenges they faced. Today the organisation remains strongly committed to the ethos of peer support and empowerment.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:03]

WHO: Pregnancy and HIV/AIDS

In this area, the focus has been on prevention of mother to child transmission (MTCT) of HIV infection. WHO emphasizes that prevention of MTCT should be seen as one part of the comprehensive care of the HIV positive pregnant woman - i.e., a holistic and life span approach.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:03]

The National study of HIV in pregnancy and childhood

This is a confidential national study (UK and Republic of Ireland) reporting scheme for pregnancies in HIV-infected women; babies born to HIV-infected women; children with HIV infection and AIDS.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:03]

The International Community of Women living with HIV/AIDS

Provides resources, articles, publications and links for women living with HIV/AIDS.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:01]

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