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World AIDS Day: Nine Groups Receive Grants to Target Links between HIV and AIDS and Violence against Women
The United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women is providing a total of US$1.3 million in grants to nine organizations working ...
Government and community-based leaders are creating innovative strategies to address the links between violence against women and HIV and AIDS with support from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women that UNIFEM manages ... . In 2007, the Trust Fund is supporting nine programmes in Africa, Latin America and the Russian Federation that are involving faith-based leaders, health professionals, public authorities, paralegals, judges and prosecutors at national and community level to take action with women’s networks and community-based organizations to address these twin pandemics.”
Globally, nearly 50 percent of people living with HIV and AIDS are women. Available data suggests that one in three women will suffer abuse in her lifetime. Violence against women is both a cause and consequence of HIV and AIDS: A cause because rape and sexual assault are vectors for HIV transmission — a consequence because HIV-positive women often suffer abuse when disclosing their status.