The Executive Director notes the importance of people knowing their HIV status so they can access the treatment they need or the knowledge on how to prevent new infections.
Kenya has the fourth-largest HIV epidemic in the world and adolescent girls and young women account for up to 21% of all new HIV infections.
The non-governmental organization has recently received funding from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation to coordinate new programmes to prevent HIV among adolescent girls and young women.
In a country with significant gender inequality, women are more likely to have older partners and get married at a younger age - and often do not have education or agency to insist on safe sex.
Research involving mother-to-child outreach workers in India describes numerous and persistent challenges facing pregnant and breastfeeding women living with HIV, the most widely discussed being HIV-related stigma.