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Department
Health Studies
Course
HLTC02H3
Professor
Joseph Bryant
Semester
Winter

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Between Visibility and Vulnerability Women and HIVAIDS4152012Chapter 14Women make up an increasingly large number of people living with HIVAIDs Globally women comprise around half of the people living with HIV with the vast majority in developing countriesIn Canada while women remain a smaller fraction of cumulative AIDS diagnoses they represent about a quarter of those who have tested positive for HIVContemporary feminist thinkers working in intersectional frameworks stress the importance of situating gender in a relationship to other axes of difference in order to understand the complex nuances of positionality within institutionalized relations of power By the mid 1990s understanding the relationship of gender and HIV infection led researchers to explore the concept of vulnerability to highlight the social and economic significa
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