40 percent of India's AIDS patients are women PDF Print E-mail
Comprising 40 percent of India's HIV infected population, women in the country are gradually becoming more susceptible to the disease, UN experts said here Friday. "Women are biologically more susceptible to HIV infection. Besides, gender disparities, lack of education and trafficking of women are making the situation worse," said Archana Tamang, chief of the women's human rights and human security unit, United Nations Development Fund for Women. Read more...