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Young women in Africa are in desperate need of an HIV prevention method that is acceptable to them – but science has so far failed to provide.
New research comparing partners of adolescent girls and young women in Kenya and South Africa reveals important differences between settings – giving further evidence for the need to contextualise HIV responses.
What are the pros and cons of dating older people? In this episode of Talking HIV, James and Tsholofelo discuss the risks and realities of dating somebody older.
Avert’s podcast ‘Talking HIV’ is back again. This time sharing the voices of young people from across Southern Africa. In the first episode, Lisa and Godknows share their experiences of sex ed. at school.
A young person’s guide to healthy relationships.
A study among pregnant women in South Africa has found many lack control over condom use – and would be willing to use pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to protect themselves and their babies from HIV.
Adolescent girls have an important role to play in influencing adolescent boys’ decision to undergo voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), new research suggests.
HIV self-testing leads to positive sexual behaviour change among Zambian female sex workers, according to new study.
Women's risk of HIV significantly associated with key bacteria and their abundance in the vagina.