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Malaysian AIDS Foundation to Launch Scheme to Help Women living with HIV

To address gender and socio-economic disparities and socio-health determinants among women living with HIV, the Foundation is organizing a fundraising gala on International Women's Day.


USAID Donates N$240 Million to Fight HIV in Namibia

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has donated N$240 million to Namibia to reduce new HIV infections among young women and adolescent girls.


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. 


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.


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.


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.


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

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.


Jamaica's 'Eve for Life' Gets Funding to Work with Women Living with HIV

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.


The Film Shining a Light on the Struggles of Tanzanian Women living with HIV

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.


Stigma Towards Women living with HIV Blocks Efforts to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission

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.