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Young women with low self-esteem are five times more likely to engage in transactional sex than other young women, South African survey suggests.
A review of HIV incidence among young people in east and southern Africa since antiretroviral treatment (ART) roll-out reveals failures to reach the highest-risk young women.
The number of adolescents in HIV care in South Africa has increased 10-fold since 2005, and could double again by 2021.
A large PrEP programme for pregnant women in Kenya finds no association between PrEP use and birth complications
Sister with a Voice, Zimbabwe’s HIV programme for sex workers, has significantly increased HIV testing, treatment and viral suppression among women who sell sex.
Influential figures and financial compensation particularly effective in increasing voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), a new analysis suggests.
HIV incidence more than halved among people from fishing communities in Lake Victoria, Uganda, after rapid expansion of HIV services.
Delayed language development found in HIV-negative two-year-olds exposed to the virus during pregnancy.
The latest Lesotho national HIV survey reports high HIV prevalence among adults, but access to effective antiretroviral treatment is rapidly accelerating.
An analysis of gender-based violence (GBV) interventions for young people living with or affected by HIV finds that fewer than half are effective.