According to a recent report on the status of women in Massachusetts, the Commonwealth has an “extraordinarily high” incidence of women of color with HIV/AIDS. Over 4,200 women are infected and women of color account for a disproportionately high number of these cases.
Kates, Erika; Levine, Helen; and Cornell, LaKay, "HIV/AIDS Among Women of Color in Massachusetts" (2004). Publications from the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy. 51.
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Fact Sheet No. 3, by the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy.