In Africa, AIDS has a Woman's Face

Annan, Kofi
September 2003
Women & Environments International Magazine;Fall2003, Issue 60/61, p49
Reports on the effect of AIDS and famine on women in Africa. Relation between famine and AIDS; Effects of AIDS and famine on African families; Prevalence of AIDS in Africa.


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