Why is it important to understand the intersection of HIV/AIDS and
violence against women (VAW) and what makes it a human rights issue?
Neelanjana Mukhia, of ActionAid, is in an excellent position to address
this question: she coordinates Women Won't Wait. End HIV/AIDS and VAW.
This interview was conducted in collaboration with the Center for
Women’s Global Leadership and their event Human Rights for Women; Human
Rights for All. The event, which coincided with the UN's Global Status
of Women conference, celebrated the the depth and diversity of the
women’s movement and honored the commitment of women’s human rights
defenders around the world.