Articles

Pradhan BK, Sundar R, Gender Impact of HIV and AIDS in India (2006) UNDP.

This report highlights the unequal social and economic impact of HIV/AIDS between men and women in India  

Physicians for Human Rights, Epidemic of Inequality: Women's Rights and HIV/AIDS in Botswana & Swaziland (2007), Cambridge, Physicians for Human Rights.

This report describes the gender inequality, discrimination and human right violation against women that have lead to the failure of Botswana and Swaziland states to prevent and alleviate the suffering caused by the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

Bancroft A, Globalisation and HIV/AIDS: Inequality and the boundaries of a symbolic epidemic (2001) Health, Risk & Society, 3:1, 89-98.

This article argues that individuals, communities and societies around the world experience the HIV epidemic that is filtered through the global inequities and power differences.

Monteiro SS, Villela WV, Soares PS, The interaction between axes of inequality in studies on discrimination, stigma and HIV/AIDS: Contributions to the recent international literature (2013) Global Public Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, 8:5, 519-533, DOI: 10.1080/17441692.2013.779738.

This systematic review explores the interaction between social inequality and the processes of exclusion and marginalisation related to HIV/AIDS stigma and discrimination in recent studies. The selected studies reported that the axes of inequality examined in the literature were linked to specific cultural and socio-economic dimensions and analysed as factors that behave synergistically to increase social groups’ vulnerability to HIV. While half of the 42 articles viewed expression of stigma/discrimination to be the result of power dynamics that reinforce the processes of social exclusion.

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