Gender Issues in HIV/AIDS Epidemiology in Sub-Saharan Africa

The patriarchal nature of African societies continues to shape women’s sexual behaviour in the region. This in turn accounts for the high prevalence of HIV/AIDS among women in sub-Saharan Africa. This paper explores the need for culturally relevant (gender biased) public health.

Length: 
10 p
Year: 
2005
Organization: 
State University of New York
Languages: 
English