HIV/AIDS

2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations

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Groups Served: 
Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Clinical or health care services
Counseling

A non-profit social services organization whose membership consits of Aboriginal gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in Toronto. The 2-Spirits organization's programs and services includes: HIV/AIDS education, outreach, prevention, and support and counselling for 2-spirited people and others living and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Primary Telephone: 
416-944-9300
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
art@2spirits.com
Fax Number: 
416-944-8381
Street Address: 
593 Yonge Street
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 202
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 1Z4
Country: 
Canada

Violence against women and AIDS: critical intersections

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English
Translated Title: 
Violence exercée par le partenaire et VIH/SIDA
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS & World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004

Discusses the crucial connections between violence against women and the spread of HIV/AIDS. The links between intimate partner violence and HIV/AIDS are explained by biological as well as sociocultural and economic factors. Ways in which the two epidemics intersect are described here with the caveat that pathways, causal or temporal links between violence against women and HIV/AIDS are quite complex and not completely understood.

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Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Ageways 61: HIV/AIDS and older people

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Edition: 
Issue 61
Publisher: 
HelpAge International
Publication Date: 
December 2002

Newsletter of HelpAge International that disusses how HIV/AIDS affects older people, including articles on home care for people with AIDS, grandmothers caring for children whose parents have died of AIDS, reducing the stigma of AIDS, and educating older people about the disease.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 1469-6223

Blueprint for action on women and HIV/AIDS

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Blueprint for Action on Women and HIV/AIDS
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa

Outlines a comprehensive strategy to stop the HIV/AIDS epidemic among women (including transgendered women) globally that requires adequately funded, sustained and ongoing response from all stakeholders.

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