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Painting a brighter future for women with HIV PDF Print E-mail
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THE ARTAID15 exhibition, a collaboration between the Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF) and Segaris Art Centre, hopes to highlight and relieve the plight of underprivileged women living with HIV in Malaysia. Read more here.

 
HIV- 0, Soccer- 1: Khayelitsha’s girls are kicking their way to health PDF Print E-mail
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Grassroots Soccer is expanding. The organization, which uses football to reach at-risk youth to try to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, has just launched a new programme aimed at empowering young girls, smashing harmful gender stereotypes and teaching them about good health habits. Read more here

 
Southern Africa: HIV Overshadows Women's Health Gains PDF Print E-mail
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The health agenda in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) since the adoption of the Protocol on Gender and Development in 2008 has been largely overshadowed by HIV and AIDS. Read more here

 
Self-Testing Takes Off in Men When Women Are Given HIV Kits PDF Print E-mail
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia — when women are given HIV self-tests to distribute to their sex partners, men are more likely to get tested and find out their HIV status, according to a pilot project conducted in Kenya. Read more here.

 
Kenya Joins US's HIV-AIDS Project PDF Print E-mail
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Kenya will be getting new support to prevent and treatHIV/AIDS among young women. United StatesPresident Barack Obama announced last week that Kenya would be included in the DREAMS project. Read more here.

 
What Botswana's Teen Girls Learn In 'Sugar Daddy' Class PDF Print E-mail
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Chilo Ketlhoafetse struts around an eighth-grade classroom like the coolest guy in Botswana, warming the students up to talk about an awkward subject. Read more here.

 
Nobody Left Behind? The lives of indigenous women with HIV PDF Print E-mail
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HIV rates are driven by widespread global inequalities. What will it take to put the human rights of indigenous women living with HIV on the global map? Read more here.

 
Best Birth Control for Women with HIV: Implants, Injectables PDF Print E-mail
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The most effective birth control methods for women with HIV are implants and injectable hormonal contraceptives, HIVandHepatitis.com reports. Read more here

 
People living longer with HIV, but First Nations, drug users, women with disease lag behind PDF Print E-mail
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A new study shows Canadians being treated for HIV can expect to live longer. But some groups are lagging behind. Read more here

 
Mothers of Wisdom: Ethiopian women ensure their babies are born HIV free PDF Print E-mail
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Regular antiretroviral treatment coupled with improved diagnosis is helping to reduce the number of babies being born with HIV in Ethiopia. Read more here.

 
Women will take HIV-prevention pills under the right circumstances, CDC study shows PDF Print E-mail
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Women in developing countries will take HIV-prevention drugs — as long as they know they're receiving them, and not a placebo, a new study suggests. Read more here

 
Secondary education reduces HIV risk for girls – The Times of India PDF Print E-mail
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The researchers saw that the effect on an additional year of secondary schooling had a major impact on females, reducing infection risk by 12%. Read more here.

 
Paying girls to go to school does not prevent HIV: study PDF Print E-mail
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A new study has found that giving cash transfers to high school girls to attend school in rural Mpumalanga did not reduce their risk of contracting HIV‚ according to investigators from the HIV Prevention Trials Network. Read more here.

 
HIV is Personal for Girls in Uganda PDF Print E-mail
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Every week, 570 young women aged 15 to 24 get infected with HIV in Uganda, according to a 2011 survey by the country's Ministry of Health. Here, Maureen Amenya tells the story of one of these young people. Read More here.

 
Kenya Joins HIV DREAMS Project PDF Print E-mail
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Kenya will be getting new support to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS among adolescent girls. President Obama announced Sunday that Kenya would be included in the DREAMS project. Read more here.