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In the News

Gender equality and justice critical for ending AIDS

On 10 June, representatives of the United Nations, Member States, young women’s movements and civil society laid out strategic pathways for advancing gender justice and women’s rights and agency at a thematic panel, Advancing Gender Equality and Empowering Women and Girls in the AIDS Response, held during the United Nations High-Level Meeting on AIDS.


5 Young Activists Making Generation Equality a Reality

Global Citizen spoke to five members of the Generation Equality Forum Youth Task Force about what they hope to bring to the Generation Equality Forum, the gender equality issues they care about most, and how they would like to see young people stand up to achieve gender equality in our lifetime.  Read the full article here .


The ‘Education Plus’ Initiative (2021-2025) – Empowerment of adolescent girls and young women in Sub-Saharan Africa

Jointly led by UNAIDS, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women, the ‘Education Plus’ initiative is a high-profile, high-level political advocacy drive to accelerate actions and investments to prevent HIV, centred on the empowerment of adolescent girls and young women and the achievement of gender equality in sub-Saharan Africa—with secondary education as the strategic entry point. Read the full article...


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Recent Resources

Global progress report on HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections, 2021

The Global progress report on HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections assesses the...

Making the HIV Response Work for Women Through Film

Many women and girls worldwide continue to face rejection, prejudice, economic insecurity, rights...

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