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HIV InSite Knowledge Base
Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV
Microbicides and Female-Controlled Prevention Technologies
Mother-to-Child Transmission
Sexual Violence
Women, Children, and HIV: Resources for Prevention and Treatment
State-of-the-art clinical information and training resources on prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, care of women and children with HIV, and related topics. A collaborative project of the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center (FXBC) at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and the UCSF Center for HIV Information (CHI).
Women and HIV/AIDS
Babes Network
Seattle-based Web support group offering advice, links, and a newsletter for HIV-positive women.
Global Coalition on Women and AIDS
A UNAIDS initiative that seeks to stimulate concrete action to improve the daily lives of women and girls. The coalition focuses on preventing new HIV infections among women and girls, promoting equal access to HIV care and treatment, accelerating microbicides research, protecting women's property and inheritance rights, and reducing violence against women.
A Guide to the Clinical Care of Women with HIV/AIDS includes chapters on all aspects of HIV prevention and care for women.
HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Women
The Body, launched March 2007. Includes interviews and podcasts.
International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS
Contact and mission information for international advocacy organization.
Lesbian STD Home Page
A project of the University of Washington in Seattle; goal is to provide information and resources regarding sexually transmitted diseases in women who have sex with women and to further knowledge about lesbian STDs through research.
A gender and HIV/AIDS webportal developed by UNIFEM in collaboration with UNAIDS. Includes links to news stories and journal articles.
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Program areas include sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, violence against women, FGM, human trafficking, gender equality, and refugees.
The Well Project
A comprehensive website created for all people supporting women living with HIV disease. Includes information on HIV basics, treatment, trials, disease, conditions, and living well with HIV. Also contains discussion groups for women to share their experiences with one another.
Women Alive
A U.S. national, treatment-focused, nonprofit organization by and for women living with HIV/AIDS.
Women and HIV/AIDS
The Body offers first-person accounts by HIV-positive women on topics such as childbearing, dating, and family relationships, as well as links to additional resources.
Women's Interagency HIV Study
(WIHS) A study dedicated to comprehensive investigation of the effects of AIDS on women; includes many links to organizations and publications.
Reproductive Health and Rights
Center for Reproductive Law and Policy
Nonprofit dedicated to promoting women's equality worldwide by guaranteeing reproductive rights as human rights.
Developed by a nonprofit affiliate of Johns Hopkins University dedicated to improving the health of women and families throughout the world, Reproductive Health Online (ReproLine) offers tools, information, and communication forums for health care providers and trainers.
Care of Women with HIV Living in Limited-Resource Settings
Multimedia continuing education tutorials.
Women's Empowerment
African Microenterprise AIDS Initiative
Program aiming to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS by empowering women in Africa.
CEDPA: Centre for Development and Population Activities
An organization focused on the idea that a woman who can care for herself can care for her family. Organization works in limited-resource countries.
Global Fund for Women
Provides grants to women's groups around the world striving to improve women's health and reproductive rights, challenge harmful traditional practices, increase women's economic independence, expand girls' acccess to education, ensure disabled women's rights, engage in peace-building and conflict resolution efforts, and strengthen women's political participation. Extensive links, especially relating to grant writing and making.
International Center for Research on Women
(ICRW) A private nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C. HIV/AIDS section features documents focused on women, HIV, and development. Includes modules and research project descriptions.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Women's Rights and Citizenship
Public corporation created by the Canadian government to help communities in the developing world find solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems through research. Numerous publications and toolkits related to gender, available in English and French.
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
Wide range of resources related to women's empowerment and gender equality, including campaign to end violence against women.
Women Thrive Worldwide
Coalition of international aid agencies, domestic women's groups, human rights organizations, and think tanks; seeks to educate American women and men on how women's lives in the developing world are changed by U.S. programs and policies, bring the voices of women from the developing world to U.S. policymakers, and promote equitable international aid and trade policies.
Women's Feature Service
Based in New Delhi; news service that focuses on development from a gender perspective.
Women's Health
Pacific Institute for Women's Health
Focus on the health and well-being of women and girls, locally and globally, through advocacy, training, community involvement, applied research, and evaluation.
Women's Global Health Imperative
A global research center at Research Triangle Institute that provides scientific leadership to improve the ability of women and girls to protect themselves from HIV infection including microbicides.
Women's Health Policy
A profile of women's health in the United States: offers the latest data and trends on the wide range of health issues that affect women across their life spans.
World Health Organization Department of Gender and Women's Health
The Department of Gender and Women's Health is charged with helping WHO's various programs and departments undertake the challenge of integrating gender considerations into their work. It is also responsible for researching and disseminating information on neglected topics directly pertaining to women's health, such as gender-based violence against women.