Gendered pandemics

A gender-just and HIV-sensitive response to COVID-19.

This brief explores how the gender dimensions of COVID-19 overlap with and undermine HIV prevention, treatment and care. It outlines what actions are needed to ensure that the responses to COVID-19 are gender-just – that is, promoting gender equity and equal rights for all – and HIV-sensitive: responsive to the priorities of communities most affected by HIV.

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