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In the News

Preliminary Trial Results Could Offer Women a New HIV Prevention Option

Mid-way results from from two studies show that a vaginal ring releasing long-acting antiretroviral medicine to prevent HIV is up to 54% effective in preventing HIV infections among women. The ring can give women an additional prevention option that is discreet and they can control.

International Women's Day 2018: A Healthy World Starts with Healthy Women

The International Partnership for Microbicides urges us to work together to prevent HIV and provide sexual and reproductive health and rights to women, so they have the opportunity to stay healthy and achieve their goals.

Advancing Gender Equality in the HIV Response

This International Women's Day, the Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria highlights the importance of addressing harmful gender norms and discrimination which affect women and girls vulnerability to HIV.

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Recent Resource

UN Women Policy Spotlight on HIV and AIDS

UN Women's Director of Policy, Purna Sen, speaks with UN Women Policy Specialist Elena Kudravtseva...

#WhatWomenWant: A Toolkit for Putting Accountability into Action

This toolkit provides a framework to put women and girls at the center and bring a feminist, gender...

HER: HIV Epidemic Response for Women and Girls

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has launched the 'HER' Initiative, which...

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