1 November 2018
This year's United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) focused on the importance of activism in the fight against HIV. Activism played a crucial role in the early years of the epidemic -- bringing pressure to bear on governments, industry, and society to respond to the epidemic with urgency and compassion.
Marmina Miller, A Youth Initiative Scholar for USCA 2018 stressed the importance of young, black women being at the forefront of the reproductive justice movement. ""Not only are young black women more likely to receive an HIV diagnosis than our white counterparts, but we are also more likely to die during childbirth and receive a late cervical cancer diagnosis," she said.
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