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Written By International Women's Health CoalitionWednesday, 09 July 2003
International Herald Tribune, July 9, 2003
By Kati Marton and Adrienne Germain
Across the African subcontinent, almost 60 percent of those living with HIV/AIDS are girls and women. In South Africa, women are dying at such a rate that the entire gender balance is being altered—from near parity to a ratio of 120 males to every 100 females. The implications of the feminization of AIDS are huge—for caregiving, the health and wholeness of families, social stability, policies and programs.
Written By International Women's Health CoalitionTuesday, 01 July 2003
Written By International Women's Health CoalitionFriday, 09 May 2003
Summary: Report prepared by Liz Ercevik Amado on a workshop co-organized by the Istanbul-based Women for Women's Human Rights-New Ways and the Mediterranean Academy for Diplomatic Studies. The meeting convened 22 NGO representatives, advocates, and academics from Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Turkey, Pakistan, and the U.S. to explore the themes of sexuality, gender, and sexual and bodily rights violations, and to discuss regional strategies for overcoming these human rights violations in national and international contexts from a legal, social and political perspective (21 pages).
Written By International Women's Health CoalitionTuesday, 04 February 2003
Written By International Women's Health CoalitionWednesday, 08 May 2002
Building Support for Adolescent Health Education and Services in Nigeria: Reflections from the ExperWritten By International Women's Health CoalitionWednesday, 08 May 2002
Adenike Esiet, Executive Director, AHI (Nigeria)
For Nigeria's over 24 million adolescents aged 10-19, there are several challenges that come with surviving in today's fast-changing world. The traditional norms and behavioral controls that once guided adolescence are breaking down due to several factors that include increasing poverty, rural-urban migration, and the influence of the world media. With the increasing opportunity to acquire formal education, many more young people are spending more years in school and consequently, they are getting married later, especially in the urban areas of Nigeria.
Coming to Terms with Politics and Gender: The Evolution of an Adolescent Reproductive Health ProgramWritten By International Women's Health CoalitionTuesday, 01 January 2002
Written By International Women's Health CoalitionWednesday, 20 June 2001
The New York Times, June 20, 2001
By Pascoal Mocumbi
MAPUTO, Mozambique—In the special United Nations session on AIDS next week, there will be much discussion about international aid, about drugs and vaccines. But there is likely to be too little said about what is the primary means by which AIDS is spread in sub-Saharan Africa: risky heterosexual sex.
Written By International Women's Health CoalitionFriday, 01 June 2001
Written By International Women's Health CoalitionSaturday, 01 April 2000
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