Gender equality is needed to end AIDS

Young man and woman interacting
Last updated on: 11 March 2024

Gender inequality is a major contributor to the global HIV epidemic and the HIV response has become a painful testimony of gender inequality in practice.

This two-pager addresses how gender norms limit women’s decision-making authority and control over their bodies, therefore diminishing their capacity to protect their sexual health and limiting their access to services and treatment and what Aidsfonds does to achieve gender equality in the world.