PrEP4Youth video series

OPTIONS Consortium

Oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a new HIV prevention method that offers more than 90 percent protection when taken correctly. The OPTIONS Consortium, in collaboration with the South African National Department of Health, created five short, powerful videos that encourage PrEP as an acceptable HIV prevention method for adolescent girls and young women.

The videos were crafted to position PrEP as more than just a pill, but as a source of aspiration, empowerment and independence. The videos feature talented actresses from the popular MTV Shuga: Down South series and answer critical questions about HIV testing, combination prevention, PrEP side effects, PrEP stigma and PrEP adherence.

August 27, 2019
Year of publication
2019
Resource types
Video and audio clips
Tags
oral PrEP, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), HIV prevention, adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), MTV Shuga, combination HIV prevention

Similar Resources

Remarkable progress is being made on HIV treatment. Ahead of World AIDS Day, UNAIDS has launched a new report showing that access to treatment has risen significantly. In 2000, just 685 000 people living with HIV had access to antiretroviral therapy.

Adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), ages 15–24 years, account for 75 percent of young people in sub-Saharan Africa who are living with HIV.  As many as 7,000 new infections a week are occurring among the most vulnerable AGYW in Eastern and Southern Africa; AIDS is the …

The Population Council leads Evidence to End FGM/C: Research to Help Girls and Women Thrive—a UKAID-funded research programme to help end female genital mutila

USAID’s Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) and the Center for Innovation and Impact (CII) are excited to announce the launch of “V”, a human-centered design approach to addressing challenges in uptake and adherence for oral PrEP among adolescent girls and young women.

DREAMS is an ambitious $385 million partnership to reduce HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women in 10 sub-Saharan African countries. The goal of DREAMS is to help girls develop into Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women.

DREAMS is an ambitious $385 million partnership to reduce HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women in 10 sub-Saharan African countries. The goal of DREAMS is to help girls develop into Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women.

DREAMS is an ambitious $385 million partnership to reduce HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women in 10 sub-Saharan African countries. The goal of DREAMS is to help girls develop into Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women.

DREAMS is an ambitious $385 million partnership to reduce HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women in 10 sub-Saharan African countries. The goal of DREAMS is to help girls develop into Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women.

DREAMS is an ambitious $385 million partnership to reduce HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women in 10 sub-Saharan African countries. The goal of DREAMS is to help girls develop into Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women.

DREAMS is an ambitious $385 million partnership to reduce HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women in 10 sub-Saharan African countries. The goal of DREAMS is to help girls develop into Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women.