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22 November 2013

Where IB Glopo 1 and 2 meet: UNAIDS urges end to gender-based violence in effort to reduce risk of HIV infection

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UN News Centre. (2013, November 22). UNAIDS urges end to gender-based violence in effort to reduce risk of HIV infection. UN News Centre. Retrieved from http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=46558&Cr=HIV&Cr1=AIDS#.Uo98gZFZ7zd

Story out of the UN News Centre today which highlights the human rights and global public health challenges in addressing the nexus of gender based violence and HIV/AIDS. UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe’ (pictured above) commented, “Women and girls have the right to live free of violence and inequities and to protect themselves against HIV.”