Women’s and girls’ increased biological vulnerability to HIV infection, coupled with social and economic inequities, fuel the pandemic in resource-limited nations. This information sheet addresses some of the gender norms and inequalities that impede women’s ability to prevent HIV infection and makes the case for development of an AIDS vaccine as a powerful equity tool.
IAVI Infosheet, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), New York, NY, USA. 4 pp.
Why Women and Girls Need an AIDS Vaccine: The search for new and better prevention options.