HIV & AIDS, Gender, and Domestic Violence

The first chapter provides an overview of gender and domestic violence in the HIV and AIDS discourse and their interconnect- edness. It analyses literature regarding gender and HIV transmission, domestic violence, and HIV and AIDS. It then discusses how gender roles impact the effects of AIDS. The second chapter outlines implications of these findings for policy and practice. This section provides a definition for mainstreaming and deals with various aspects of mainstreaming HIV, AIDS and gender.