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Male Involvement in Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV Prevention

This project, a sub-project of the DREAMS programme in Zimbabwe, came about to help reduce new HIV infections among adolescents and young girls (ages 14-24) by promoting healthy behaviours among men.


AIDS deaths, more people living with HIV, women at highest risk in India

India's newly released HIV/AIDS Estimation report finds an increase in the number of people living with HIV, AIDS-related deaths and that over 42% of people living with HIV are women.


We Know How! Responding to HIV and the Youth Bulge with Youth Voices

Young women (15-24 years) in sub-Saharan Africa are eight times more likely to be living with HIV than their male counterparts. The time has come to think innovatively about how to reach young people and meet their needs.


The Feminisation of HIV and AIDS

If the battle to eradicate AIDS in this lifetime is to be won, there is a need for urgent transformation of the structural causes of inequality that render women vulnerable to infection and the advancement of women's rights.


Women: At the heart of the HIV response for children

For over two decades, women constitute the largest share of caregivers, community-level workers and volunteers who provide critical HIV prevention, treatment and support services both inside and outside their families.


Women are Twice as Likely to be living with HIV in Post-Conflict Uganda

Women with mental health issues were also found to be more than twice as likely to be living with HIV, compared to other women.


Zathu Wins Breakthrough HIV Prevention Award at AIDS 2018

Girl Effect’s youth brand in Malawi has been recognised at the AIDS 2018 pre-conference by winning a Demand Creation Challenge award for best-in-class innovative, high-impact communication-based approaches to HIV prevention.


We Need to Break Down Barriers for Adolescent Girls living with HIV: Here's How.

Adolescent girls living with HIV face significant barriers, including stigma and harmful gender norms, which often lead to isolation from their families and communities and a lack of the social support they need.


1,400 Girls Enrolled in HIV Prevention Initiative

DREAMS Namibia is an initiative that empowers adolescent girls and young women to remain HIV-free and fully achieve their potential by addressing structural drivers that increase girls' HIV risk, including gender inequality.


To End the HIV Epidemic, Focus on Sexual Violence Prevention

Preventing HIV among girls and young women demands a more ambitious, holistic and flexible approach approach: one that includes attention to sexual and gender-based violence.