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Socioeconomic Status and HIV: Does Increasing Women's Income Decrease Risk of HIV Acquisition?

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This paper provides an overview of current knowledge on the relationship between socioeconomic status and the risk of HIV acquisition in women. It briefly reviews what is known about HIV prevention impact of interventions, such as microfinance programs, that aim to increase women's economic power.

Publisher: UCSF Center for HIV Information
Language: English
Format: Web Page
Region: Global
Audiences: Policymakers, Program Managers, Researchers
Literacy level: Medium
Topic Area: Primary Prevention
Resource Type: Policy Analysis