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DREAMS Program Inspires Young Women in Namibia

The Ambassador of the United States of America to Namibia, Lisa Johnson, recently inspired young women to realize their full potential through an evidence-based programme intended to reduce new HIV infections among teens and young women. 


HIV Non-disclosure Laws Perpetuate Social Injustices Against Women in Canada

Many women living with HIV have little knowledge of Canada's non-disclosure law, which contributes to increased HIV-related stigma, social injustices and vulnerability to violence for women living with HIV, argue Dr. Saara Greene and colleagues.


HIV Testing Consent Age Set for Review in Tanzania

With teenage girls increasingly being infected with HIV, Section 431 of the Tanzania HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Act will be revised to allow adolescent girls, aged 15 years and older, to undergo testing. 


Advocating Safer Sex Isn't Enough To Prevent HIV Among Women

When it comes to women, gender inequality and unbalanced power relations are the real drivers of HIV transmission, requiring us to look at HIV among women from a social rather than a purely health-based lens.


Designing Real-World HIV Prevention for Women

The HIV risk of women isn't explained through biology alone. The spread of HIV reflects the vulnerabilities and inequalities of what it means to live as a woman today.


Young Women at the Epicenter of HIV

On World AIDS Day, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria put a spotlight on young, South African women growing up at the epicenter of the HIV epidemic.


United Nations Secretary General's World AIDS Day Message for 2018

The Secretary-General urges the scaling up of testing for HIV; enabling more people to access treatment; increasing resources needed to prevent new infections; and to end HIV-related stigma.


On World AIDS Day, We Won't Stop Until Women are Empowered to Protect Themselves from HIV

This World AIDS Day, the International Partnership for Microbicides focuses on closing the prevention gap for women and urges governments, donors, implementers, researchers and civil society to make it happen.


World AIDS Day 2018 message by UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel Sidibé

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.


Cityzens Giving Spotlight: Kilfi

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.