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Weitz, Rose. 2010. “WOMEN AND AIDS”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Since very early in the AIDS epidemic, doctors have known that women as well as men can
contract AIDS. According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, women comprise about half of all persons worldwide living with HIV, and 60 percent in sub-Saharan Africa. Even more stunning, two-thirds of young people (ages 15 to 24) living with HIV in...

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Medical Sociology
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College 400

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