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In the News

HIV: Why Young African Women are Most at Risk

CNN quotes UNAIDS and UN Women when describing the disproportionate burden of new HIV infections young women, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, are facing. It focuses on the need to address stigma and discrimination, along with patriarchal practices which often restrict women from negotiating safe sex. 


Drugs not Enough to Fight Global HIV/AIDS Crisis

Although drugs have allowed for longer and healthier lives for those living with HIV, drugs alone are not the end-all solution to addressing the HIV epidemic. This article stresses the importance of supporting community-based organizations in their fight to provide home-care, support groups, education, counseling and more necessary services to prevent new infections and ensure those living with...


UNAIDS' World AIDS Day 2016 Statement

For this year's World AIDS Day message, The Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, talks about the many strides made towards an AIDS-free generation but also the increased HIV risk young women in sub-Saharan Africa are facing, along with a need to adapt prevention and treatment strategies for all. 


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Recent Resource

HIV Prevention among Adolescent Girls and Young Women

The purpose of this report is to guide policymakers, planners, implementers of HIV prevention...

Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP): Health and Life Skills Curriculum

Many adolescents and young women in Zambia are faced with economic and social barriers, lack of...

Key Barriers to Women's Access to HIV Treatment: Making 'Fast-Track' a Reality

This report shares the findings from a multi-stage review of the access women have to...

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