Explore our site to find valuable resources, cutting-edge research, and breaking news on the gender equality dimensions of HIV and AIDS. This site aims to promote understanding, knowledge sharing and action on the gender-based inequalities propelling the HIV epidemic.

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  • What's New

    Ending AIDS: Progress Towards the 90-90-90 Targets

    This report gives a detailed analysis of progress and challenges towards achieving the 90-90-90 targets. It shows that, for the first time, over half of all people living with HIV (53%) have access to HIV-related treatment.

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  • Women's Stories

    Women, Girls and HIV Prevention

    Annah Sango, from Zimbabwe, is a vocal youth activist for HIV prevention. Here she speaks about how HIV has impacted her life and the need for more young women and girls to get involved in HIV prevention.

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  • In the News

    UNAIDS and UNFPA Launch Roadmap to Stop New HIV Infections

    Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA's Executive Director, noted that the lack of access to education, agency or autonomy over their own bodies keeps adolescent girls from claiming their human rights and increases their vulnerability to HIV infection.

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In the News

International Day of the Girl Child: empowering girls before, during and after crises

This year, the International Day of the Girl Child focuses on empowering girls before, during and after crises. This includes addressing the increased vulnerability to HIV girls face due to child marriage and gender-based violence in war and conflict settings.

Securing Land Rights in Africa

Studies show that strengthening land rights, especially for women, is critical to achieving development goals. In Zambia, in areas where women's land rights are weak and HIV infection rates are high, women are less likely to make investments to improve harvests as they anticipate they will be forced off their land if and when they are widowed.

Why Women living with HIV Get Late Cervical Cancer

A research study conducted in Uganda found that despite being on regular treatment and care, women living with HIV are usually diagnosed with cervical cancer at a much later stage. Often times, this is due to the lack of screening guidelines, equipment and trained personnel to screen for cervical cancer at HIV clinics.

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Recent Resource

The Global Fund Results Report 2017

This report highlights the need to address new HIV infections in adolescent girls and young women.

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

This analysis reveals a need to set disagreggated target to align an effective HIV response with...

Cash Transfers for HIV Prevention: What do Young Women Spend It On?

This study aimed to document spending patterns of young African women receiving cash transfers as...

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