How Colonialism Explains Female HIV Rates in Africa

Around the world the HIV rates for men and women are more or less equal -- except, that is, in sub-saharan Africa. This is the only region in the world where the HIV rates for women are substantially higher than that of men. Scholars call this the "feminiz...

Why HIV Rates are Soaring in Russia

Russia is very close to its millionth registered HIV infection; 986,657 people have been registered as infected. Most experts believe that only half of all HIV cases are diagnosed and registered, meaning Russia now probably has two million inhabitants living w...