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Women and HIV in Prison Settings

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A policy document on the HIV treatment and transmission risk for women in prison settings. The article briefly highlights key issues related to women infected with HIV who are in prison and risk behaviors common in prison that facilitate transmission of the virus in this setting. There is also a list of recommended literature for further reading on the vulnerabilities of incarcerated women infected or exposed to HIV.

Publisher: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UNAIDS
Language: English
Format: PDF
Region: Global
Audiences: Policymakers, Program Managers, Researchers
Topic Areas: Primary Prevention, Primary Care of HIV-Infected Women
Resource Type: Overviews