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The latest international news, analysis and features on the HIV epidemic from Avert. Share your views and expertise with your peers in the comments box below the articles.

19 May 2017

Intergeneration sex contributes to new HIV infections among young women in Zimbabwe

Reducing the number of age-disparate relationships in east and southern Africa could help to decrease HIV infection rates among young women in the region.

17 May 2016

Q&A: Activist Badr Baabou on the complex challenges of homophobia and HIV in the Middle East and North Africa

Interview with Badr Baabou, an LGBTI activist in Tunisia, about the challenges facing LGBTI communities in the Middle East and North Africa.

20 June 2014

Reaching people who inject drugs in MENA

A systematic review and data synthesis of the HIV epidemic among people who inject drugs (PWID) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has revealed hidden epidemics in many countries in the region. As little is known about the HIV epidemic among this vulnerable group in MENA, researchers set out to synthesise existing data to establish a picture of HIV prevalence and incidence among PWID and to describe the risk behaviour environment.