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    Gender and health: a technical paper

    Women's Health and Development Programme, WHO, 1998
    Studies on health differences between men and women tend to emphasise biological factors as determinant. Instead, this technical paper, written by the Gender and Women’s Health Department at the World Health Organisation (WHO), explores the implications of the shift to a 'gender and development' (GAD) approach for the analysis of health and health care issues.
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    Sex and youth: contextual factors affecting risk for HIV/AIDS

    Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1999
    This document presents three sets of studies on the determinants of HIV-related vulnerability among young peopleThe report is available as a whole, and in 4 smaller sections: Overview/introductionYoung people
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    Family Influences on Zimbabwean Women’ s Reproductive Decisions and their Participation in the Wider Society

    Family Health International, 1999
    Explores the roles of husbands and mothers-in-law in reproductive decision-making and women’s participation in development. It addresses the question of whether women and their families believe lower fertility should enable young mothers to engage in activity outside the domestic sphere.
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    The gender aspects of the HIV/AIDS pandemic

    United Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2000
    Gender analysis is crucial to understanding HIV/AIDS transmission and initiating appropriate programmes of action.
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    Gender and HIV/AIDS: taking stock of research and programmes

    Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1999
    This paper examines research on gender as it relates to women’s and men’s different vulnerabilities to HIV infection, and their different abilities to access resources for care and support in order to cope with the impact of the epidemic.In most societies gender influences individual and societal risk of HIV/AIDS.
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    No quick fix: a sustained response to HIV/AIDS and children

    Save the Children Fund, 2001
    Report looks at how the AIDS epidemic is affecting children and young people, what is being done to address the consequences of the epidemic, and possible ways forwardPaper addresses the UN Declaration of Commitment to combatting HIV/AIDS, and makes recommendations, specifically regarding the following issues:comprehensive responses to the epidemicincreased prevention efforts, espec
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    Guidelines for the analysis of gender and health

    Health Sector Reform Research Work Programme, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, 1998
    How can health practitioners, researchers and managers better develop their gender analysis and learn to work in a more gender-sensitive manner? Researchers from the Gender and Health Group of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine have proposed a series of guidelines for improving gender analysis amongst health professionals.

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