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Women and HIV/AIDS  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/english/women/facts_issues/facts_aids.htm
Provides information on HIV and AIDS concerning women and promotes women-focused initiatives. Also profiles Health Canada Initiatives in the area of HIV/AIDS. (See Details)
Published: 1999
The Aboriginal female condom pilot project: a report on the experiences of Aboriginal women living in two BC communities with th  
http://bccdc.org/downloads/pdf/std/reports/Female_Condom_Report.pdf
Summarizes how the project introduced the female condom to Aboriginal women in a culturally sensitive manner. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Many voices: HIV/AIDS in the context of culture: report for the Chinese communities
Illustrates the ways in which individual life experiences within the Chinese communities in Canada, combined with the challenges of recent immigration, can affect sexual health.
Published: 1993
Loving safely: a guide to preventing HIV for women over 40  
http://www.serc.mb.ca/SERC/content/dload/OlderWomenLovingSafely/file/at_download
Provides safer sex messages to women over the age of 40, an often over-looked segment of the population at risk for HIV infection. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Sexual power and HIV risk, South Africa  
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol10no11/04-0252.htm
Examines how gender power inequities play a key role in the HIV epidemic through their effects on women's power in sexual relationships. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Many voices: HIV/AIDS in the context of culture: report for the English-speaking Caribbean communities
Summarizes the principal themes and issues talked about by members of the English-speaking Caribbean communities living in Toronto who participaed in in-depth interviews and focus-group discussions about factors related to HIV infection.
Published: 1993
Nonoxynol-9  
http://www.cdnaids.ca/web/Position.nsf/79bd30dc8fee05dc85256638007535f0/7c16873f94f17dfb85256cd1007482ec!OpenDocument
Supports calls for halting the rectal use of products containing Nonoxynol-9. Outlines evidence indicating that such use increases the risk of HIV infection. (See Details)
Positively pregnant: prevention of mother-to-child-transmission in the age of HAART  
http://www.bcpwa.org/articles/issue_36_24-25_positively_pregnant.pdf
Looks at treatment and support for HIV-positive pregnant women and prevention of vertical transmission. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Many voices: HIV/AIDS in the context of culture: report for the communities from the Horn of Africa
Attempts to illustrate the ways in which individual life experiences in the country of origin, combined with the challenges of recent emigration, can affect sexual health. Summarizes the principal themes and issues about factors related to risk of HIV infection, which emerged from in-depth interviews and focus group discussions with members of the communities from the Horn of Africa living in Toronto.
Published: 1993
Substance use, HIV and hepatitis C  
http://www.womenfdn.org/info/hiv.pdf
Provides definitions as well as information regarding transmission and the connection with substance use. Explains barriers to seeking help and addresses possible solutions to those barriers. (See Details)
Published: 2000