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Can relationship-based approaches improve uptake of HIV-prevention among serodiscordant couples in Tanzania?

Interview research in Kisarawe, Tanzania has found that heterosexual, serodiscordant couples (where one partner has HIV and the other does not) tend to make joint decisions about HIV prevention and treatment, suggesting that pairs often make decisions about HIV-prevention together and that working with both partners could increase PrEP and ART access.  Read the full article here .


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 .


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.


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Recent Resources

Promoting Women's Property and Inheritance Rights in the Context of HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

Between 2010 and 2013, with support from the Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, UN Women...

UN Women Rwanda Strengthens National Advocacy for an Increased Response to HIV Among Women and Girls

As part of national efforts to enhance the livelihood status of rural women living with HIV, UN...

Country Examples of COVID HR Responses for WUD

This living report details the various global responses of organisations providing harm reduction...

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