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"Violence against women is both a cause and consequence of HIV and AIDS," said Ines Alberdi, executive director of UNIFEM, the United Nations Development Fund for Women, at a press conference preceding the international gathering, held in Latin America for the first time. "In order to successfully tackle AIDS, we must address violence against women. Both pandemics are intertwined in a vicious cycle."
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