Women

Event
November 14, 2018

Known as the “African CROI” the INTEREST Conference brings together scientists involved in HIV treatment, pathogenesis, and prevention research in Africa to share pivotal findings, promote collaboration, and transfer experiences across several fields and many continents.

Resource
October 18, 2018

Despite being designed for autonomous use, research suggests partner approval is often necessary in women's microbicide use.

Resource
October 9, 2018

BACKGROUND: In Mozambique, the widow is traditionally required to undergo a cleansing ritual called pita-kufa, which generally involves several

Resource
September 19, 2018

This photo story, about implementing the CHARISMA intervention pilot in Johannesburg, South Africa, illustrates how the pilot unfolded, starting with CHARISMA lay counselors conducting relationship assessments in 2016 with women using the vaginal dapivirine ring for HIV prevention in the MTN-025

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September 11, 2018

The International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) 2017 annual report takes a look at promising woman-centered technologies that could expand women's prevention options and help empower them to protect their sexual and reproductive health on their own terms.

Resource
September 10, 2018

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

Resource
August 24, 2018

Worldwide, a large proportion of all new HIV infections occur in people under age 25. AIDS is currently the leading cause of death among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa and the second leading cause of death globally.

Resource
July 31, 2018

End-user input is critical to inform development of multipurpose prevention technology (MPT) products that prevent HIV and pregnancy.

Resource
July 31, 2018

Background
Understanding the absolute and relative risk of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV) acquisition during pregnancy and the postpartum period can inform HIV prevention strategies for women.

Blog
July 26, 2018
Gcobisa Madlolo, a young woman from South Africa, proud pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) user, and now a global ambassador, shares her AIDS 2018 experience.