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From recognition to action: gender-based analysis and mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Argues that a gender-based analysis framework is needed to evaluate responses to the HIV pandemic's gender dimensions.

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Published: 2006
Making space for young heterosexual males: gender and HIV/AIDS prevention education  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Describes the results of a study that explored young heterosexual males' perceptions of sexual behaviours, roles, and responsibilities, and determined obstacles and gaps in their sexual health decision-making. Includes recommendations.

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Published: 2006
An invisible epidemic: the implications of gender neutrality for managing HIV/AIDS in low-incidence countries  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Discusses the role of gender in the HIV/AIDS pandemic and calls for amended health care and social policy responses to the needs and experiences of women and men.

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Published: 2006
Why is HIV/AIDS a women's issue?  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/policyACEWH.pdf

Examines the increase in HIV/AIDS cases in Canadian women. Includes recommendations to help stop the rising numbers.

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Published: 2005
The need for action on women's health: women's health fact sheets  
http://www.nupge.ca/current_pub.html

Presents statistics on various women's health issues, including: lung cancer, breast cancer, HIV/AIDS, midwifery, heart disease, and future trends.

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Published: 2000
Inaugural International Institute on Gender and HIV/AIDS: strengthening the connection between practice, policy and research  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/IIGHA_2004_final_report.pdf

Reports on the Inaugural International Institute on Gender and HIV/AIDS (IIGHA) held 7-11 June 2004 at the Kopanong Conference Centre in Johannesburg, South Afica.

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Published: 2005
The AIDS pandemic and gender: the socio-cultural effects on development with an emphasis on Commonwealth countries: a selected a  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/HIV_gender_annotated_biblio.pdf

Provides an annotated bibliography on issues surrounding HIV/AIDS and gender, including cultural contexts, behaviours and beliefs, economic issues, education and health.

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Published: 2002
Mind the sex gap: bridging sexual and reproductive health and HIV prevention for young heterosexual males  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/buddyStudy.pdf

Explores young men's perceptions of sexual behaviours, roles, and responsibilities, and pinpoints obstacles and gaps in their sexual health decision-making. Provides a list of recommendations to policy makers and sexual health practitioners for improving HIV/AIDS prevention services for young men and women.

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Published: 2004
Women, HIV/AIDS, and human rights: a selected annotated bibliography  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/Women_HIV_AIDS_Human_Rights.pdf
Offers references on websites, journal articles, toolkits, press releases, international conventions and declarations that address women, HIV/AIDS and human rights. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Exploring HIV/AIDS issues in Canada and the Caribbean  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/Newsletter_about_HIV_Alecia.pdf
Provides an overview of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, focussing on how women and youth are affected, and compares the Canadian and Caribbean experience. (See Details)
Published: 2004