1st December was World AIDS Day. In its latest report UNAIDS announced the positive news that 18.2 million people now have access to antiretroviral therapy, but warned that 15–24 years of age is a highly dangerous time for young women. For data on AIDS worldwide try the AIDSInfo website UNAIDS has reports on United Nations […]
World AIDs Day is December 1st. The 2015 campaign urges people to rethink HIV stereotypes. This is necessary as the People Living with HIV Stigma Index 2015 survey (the global study of the impact of stigma), revealed that one in five felt pressure from employers or co-workers to disclose their status. Since the project began in […]
Girls disproportionately affected by HIV Although the death toll from AIDS has fallen by 30% since 2005, a recent report from UNICEF shows that rates remain high among adolescent girls.