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Microbicides, women and AIDS (Russian)  
http://data.unaids.org/UNA-docs/GCWA_Microbicides_02Feb04_ru.pdf
Deals with microbicides, a method for women to protect themselves from HIV which is currently under development, in Russian. (See Details)
Published: 2004
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)
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
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
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
Women take care: gender, race, and the culture of AIDS
Provides an analysis of women, AIDS, and representation (in both print and visual culture) with a specfic focus on the issue of care and the "good woman" figure.
Published: 2001
What makes people vulnerable to HIV infection?  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1146231846866&pagename=CHN-RCS%2FCHNResource%2FCHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource&lang=En
Discusses how various 'determinants of health' play a role in causing some Canadians to be at a higher risk of contracting HIV infection. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Keepers of the earth: women, health and HIV/AIDS
Presents a training package, that includes a manual, video, public service announcement and training workshop. Provides information to help enhance community health representatives' capacities in HIV/AIDS prevention and incommunity education with women, emphasizing culturally-appropriate models of healthy sexuality and the reduction of high risk behaviours. Also addresses the multiple and specific needs of First Nations and Inuit women living with HIV/AIDS or who are caregivers of people living with HIV/AIDS.
Published: 1999
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
Perceptions of grassroots people about human trafficking, migration and HIV/AIDS: a situational analysis
Reports on an analysis conducted as part of WOREC's (Women's Rehabilitation Centre) programme Integrated Prevention of Trafficking and HIV/AIDS in Women and Children in Nepal. Includes survey and interview results from five Nepalese communities on the subject of grassroots people's perceptions and knowledge about migration, trafficking and HIV/AIDS. Also includes recommendations on these three issues.
Published: 2002