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Malawi Girl Guides Association Courts Adolescents in HIV/AIDS Testing

Through the project called Accelerating children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment Initiative (ACT), Malawi Girl Guides Association (MAGGA) has taken a step further by lobbying adolescents aged (10-19) to go for HIV testing for them to know  their  status and get linked for treatment. With funding from the United States Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US president’s Emergence Plan for...


To End HIV Epidemic, Listen to the Youth - Writes Rwanda's First Daughter

To end this unjust and daunting reality for adolescent girls and young women, the world must work faster and harder in the fight against HIV. Governments and development partners must meaningfully engage with us not only in the fight against HIV, but also in holistic aspects of development - education, economic opportunity, reproductive health. As empowered adolescent girls and young women, we...


Make HIV-AIDS plain to youth – Geingos

First Lady [of Namibia] Monica Geingos, who is a mother of a teenager and a young adult, says the only way to get HIV-AIDS awareness through to the youth is to speak to them in their language. “I am speaking from experience,” she told local and international participants at a debate on 'Building a stronger HIV prevention movement in sub-Saharan Africa' at Swakopmund last week.


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Recent Resource

Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2016

"Globally, women make up one third of people who abuse drugs but just one fifth of those who are in...

Is Violence Against Women Preventable?: Findings from the SASA! Study Summarized for General Audiences

The SASA! intervention used a comprehensive approach to address intimate partner violence and HIV...

Building a Safe House on Firm Ground

This report illustrates key findings from a 'Global Values and Preferences Survey' regarding the...

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