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    Reference Section Error

    Dear Editor

    I noticed an error in the editorial "Effective HIV prevention requires gender-transformative work with men" by Kristin L. Dunkle and Rachel Jewkes. The list should indicate that the first article referenced, "How men’s power over women fuels the HIV epidemic" by G.R. Gupta, is from the 324th, not the 321st, volume (issue 7331). At this time, your web site's Crossref link links to a review of a movie, 28...

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    Gender Transformation and Population Approaches to Addressing Gender-Based Violence and HIV

    Dear Editor,

    In the June 2007 issue of Sexually Transmitted Infections, Dunkle and Jewkes make a much needed case for increased attention to the role of gender-based violence (GBV) in fueling the HIV pandemic. In their editorial, Dunkle and Jewkes assert that "social ideals of asculinity," including, inter alia, heterosexual success with women in the context of an entrenched gender hierarchy and the ability to contro...

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    Men as Partners Programs

    Dear Editor,

    Recently the world has seen a growing number of "transformative programs" engaging men in eradicating gender-based violence and reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS. The global Men as Partners Program (MAP) implemented by EngenderHealth in 20 countries since 1998, primariliy, targets various groups of men through ecological model to transform male gender norms. The purpose of MAP is twofold: 1) to challenge t...

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