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Why Young South African Women Are So Vulnerable To HIV

Adolescent girls and young women in South Africa are more susceptible to contracting HIV than their male counterparts. This article takes a gendered look at the HIV epidemic and the challenges adolescent girls and young women face which contribute to high rates of new infections among this demographic.


HIV in Indigenous Women: Underlying Causes and Unsuccessful Resources

Tina Nash, a health promotion facilitator in Alberta, Canada, explains the role HIV status plays when it comes to decisions Indigenous women living with HIV make around their sexual and reproductive health.


Skills Development is Key to Reducing HIV Among Girls

The First Lady of Ghana has called for education and skills development programmes to empower young women and girls and so they are better informed to take decisions about their sexuality and prevent HIV.


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Recent Resource

HIV and Cervical Cancer

Epidemics of HIV and HPV are inherently interconnected, and when they meet in the context of weak...

What Women Want: Demands for Quality Healthcare for Women and Girls

The What Women Want campaign is reaching out to 1 million women and girls worldwide on their top...

Advancing global health and strengthening the HIV response in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals

The Commission explores key domains in global health with relevance to HIV and proposes ways forward...

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