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This is because women in these societies must submit sexually to their husbands, even if their husbands have engaged in sex outside of their marriage. These women cannot insist or even ask their partner to use condoms during sex. For example, research in Zambia by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/ AIDS (UNAIDS) shows that only 11 percent of Zambian women believed they had the right to ask their husband to use a condom, even if he had been unfaithful. In Thailand, according to UNAIDS executive director Peter Piot, half of all HIV-infected women became infected from their only sex partner—their husband.
Carol Gertz recalls: Alison had gotten sick that summer, and they tested her for everything: lymphoma, Hodgkin’s, you name it. But they never tested her for HIV because they never thought this disease could be transmitted through heterosexual sex. And if you were a woman and not an intravenous drug user you couldn’t get this disease. 17 Alison Gertz died of AIDS in 1992 at age twenty-six. When HIV/AIDS first was identified, women like Gertz were not considered in danger of contracting the disease.
29 In other parts of the world HIV-infected people are victims of violence because of the disease’s association with homosexuality. 3 percent of adults infected, according to a 2004 UNAIDS report. Although two-thirds of those with AIDS in the Caribbean were infected through heterosexual contact, many people openly blame homosexuals for spreading the disease. Because of this blame, homosexuals and HIV-infected people, whether homosexual or not, are in danger of violence in the Caribbean. In 2004 Human Rights Watch, a New York–based organization, released “Hated to Death,” a report on homophobia, violence, and Jamaica’s HIV/AIDS epidemic.
AIDS (Hot Topics) by Leanne K. Currie-McGhee