Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 16th, 2004
Women and girls in the developing world are increasingly becoming its main victims, but current safe-sex prevention strategies are of little use to the millions who don't have the power to say no to sex or to insist on condom use.
The inequalities women face, from poverty and stunted education to rape and denial of women's inheritance and property rights, are a major obstacle to victory over the virus, according to the latest global HIV status report published November 23, 2004, by UNAIDS.
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