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In the News

South Africa's Government Hosts Summit for Adolescent Girls and Young Women

The Departments of Health, Social Development, Education and Sport Development will host a two day summit under the theme "Take Control of Your Future," aimed at addressing disproportionate new HIV infections among this group.


British Columbia's Only Support Group for Women Living with HIV Closes

Due to funding changes of the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Positive Women's Network in British Columbia announced they will be closing their doors.


Facing HIV Stigma in School

Maureen Phiri from Lilingwe, Malawi faced intense stigma and discrimination from her schoolmates and health service providers due to her HIV status, leading her to drop out of school. After joining the local network of Young People Living with HIV/AIDS, Maureen can now demand her rights to stigma-free education and treatment.


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Recent Resource

HIV/AIDS National Strategic Plans of Sub-Saharan African Countries: An Analysis for Gender Equality and Sex-Disaggregated HIV Targets

This analysis reveals an urgent need to set specific and separate targets for men and women in order...

Exploring Factors Associated with ART Adherence and Retention in Care under Option B+ Strategy in Malawi: A Qualitative Study

This qualitative study examines women's experiences with antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence and...

Joint United Nations Statement on Ending Discrimination in Health Care Settings

The Joint Statement on Ending Discrimination in Health Care Settings, signed by twelve United...

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