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Making AIDS Political

Genuine political will to fight the epidemic at all levels, along with an allocation of resources that are consistently monitored and accounted for, is critical to an effective AIDS response.

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Cross-Generational Relationships Lead to Power Imbalance

In sub-Saharan Africa, cross-generational relationships, typically between adolescent girls and older male partners, have been pointed out as a key vector in the high rates of HIV infection.

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Facing Up to Violence Against Women

In many parts of the world, violence against women is a mirror of the structural and traditional inequalities between men and women. Due to women's subordinate status in society, they are treated as property by their male counterparts.

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Leadership Key to AIDS Response

Continued and committed leadership is crucial to getting and staying ahead of the AIDS epidemic.

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Conspiracy of Silence Fuels AIDS Stigma

The fight against HIV cannot be won by medicine alone. The social phenomena that propagate the disease must also be addressed.

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Gender Violence Worsens HIV Crisis

A recent report in Zimbabwe shows that violence against women has become normalized, so programs that encourage men to shun the use of violence need to be an integral component of every HIV intervention.

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Zimbabwe’s TB Explosion

For twenty years, Zimbabwe fought TB successfully, but now TB and HIV co-infection rates are sky-rocketing.

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Cervical Cancer in Developing Countries

Cervical cancer is a leading cancer-related cause of death in the developing world, and doesn’t get enough attention.

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Lack of Prevention for the Displaced

AIDS education is key to empowering internally displaced populations but often neglected, argues a new UNESCO/UNHCR report.

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Universal Access to HIV treatment Remains a Pipe Dream

Universal access to HIV treatment by 2010 is an unrealistic pipe dream unless more is done now according to a new report entitled Missing the Target from the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition.

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