Women, Girls and HIV and AIDS: Education, Women's Economic Empowerment and Workplace Violence (ILO/UNAIDS/UNESCO)

Today, evidence points indisputably to the important intersection of HIV and gender inequality. In 2010, women and girls accounted for more than half of all people living with HIV (about 52%). They are disproportionately affected by gender-based violence, suffer economic inequalities and shoulder the bulk of the burden of caring for people living with HIV.