This article is based on the preliminary findings of a five-country study exploring voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) and its implications for women. The Women’s HIV Prevention Tracking Project, a network to monitor prevention research and rollout and to ensure that women’s overarching concerns are met, has conducted qualitative research with women in sub-Saharan Africa and is embarking on advocacy campaigns based on its findings to ensure that the scale-up of VMMC for HIV prevention also benefits women.
A Cautious Nod to the Cut...Women Weigh in on Medical Male Circumcision
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Year of publication: 2010
Resource topic: Advocacy, Impact of MC, On HIV/STIs in women, Research, monitoring and evaluation, Formative research (includes situational analyses), Women and MC
Resource type: Article
Organization: AIDS Legal Network, AVAC