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Adolescent girls in Zambia say the RISE trial helped them say no to transactional sex and stay in school but also led to a backlash
Safe spaces, peer mentors and education for male partners and parents result in more young women in Kisumu County, Kenya taking the HIV prevention pill
Research suggests Nigerian women are using misoprostol safely and effectively, despite having low knowledge on how it works.
Zambian study suggests men feel uncomfortable in women-dominated antenatal classes, resulting in many having unanswered questions about pregnancy and HIV
More adolescents with HIV virally suppressed after taking part in savings scheme for families in rural Uganda
Interviews with HIV clinic staff said the project shifted their views of young people with HIV and gave them a better understanding of the issues they face
Study records significant decline in HIV incidence despite only one in four women deciding to take PrEP
Study finds women more likely to both hold discriminatory attitudes related to HIV stigma, and to suffer from them
Ugandan study finds uptake of HIV treatment above 90%, but only three-quarters of women were fully taking medication after two months
Personal risk, stigma, inconvenient clinic times and locations all influenced people’s decisions to stop using PrEP