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The Association between Violence against Women and HIV: Evidence from a National Population-Based Survey in Zimbabwe

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Summary

Violence against women has been associated with increased risk of HIV infection among women. In Zimbabwe, both violence against women and HIV are widespread. Although Zimbabwe has been experiencing a significant decline of adult HIV prevalence in recent years, women remain disproportionately infected and affected by the epidemic. Using the 2005-06 Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey (ZDHS), the authors examined the relationship between these two issues of public health concern.

Publisher: ICF International
Language: English
Format: PDF
Region: Zimbabwe
Audiences: Policymakers, Program Managers, Researchers
Topic Areas: Primary Care of HIV-Infected Women, Primary Prevention
Resource Type: Research Summaries and Reviews