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Woman and men, girls and boys have experienced the HIV/AIDS epidemic very differently. The epidemic has exposed the deeply ingrained gender inequalities and imbalances of our societies and for as long as they shape our existence, these gender inequalities will provide fertile turf for HIV/AIDS to fester. Yet the relationship between gender, HIV/AIDS and poverty has not always been understood in a way that informs policy and encourages the adoption and implementation of practical strategies that empower communities to actively and effectively respond to the very many and diverse impacts the epidemic has had on females and males within households, communities and societies. . .

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