Gender, women and health

Violence against women and HIV/AIDS: Setting the research agenda

Meeting report, Geneva, 23-25 October 2000


WHO Department of Gender, Women and Health

Publication details

Number of pages: 63
Languages: English
Publication date: January 2001
WHO reference number: WHO/FCH/GWH/01.8



Violence and the fear of violence are emerging as an important risk factor contributing to the vulnerability to HIV infection for women. This report of a WHO expert consultation “Violence Against Women and HIV/AIDS: Setting the Research Agenda” from 23-25 October 2000 takes stock of existing research in this area, identifies key research questions and priorities as well as as methodological considerations and makes recommendations for further research.