Ending HIV requires new prevention methods for women
Bethany Young Holt, STAT News, December 1, 2016
For millennia, childbirth was the leading cause of death among women of reproductive age. While still an important cause of death, the leading killer worldwide is now HIV/AIDS, with the highest burden in sub-Saharan Africa.
Make full SRHR for young women a priority
Heather Boonstra, Sex Rights Africa Network, July 16, 2016
As thousands of young people from around the world join advocates, scientists, policymakers, journalists and health care providers at the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban this week, the fact that HIV disproportionately affects adolescent and young women is sure to be frequently cited.
H.I.V. and Africa Women
Bethany Young Holt,The New York Times, March 4 2016
You are correct that the development of an effective H.I.V. prevention ring that can combine with contraception cannot proceed soon enough. Although a very welcome development, the dapivirine ring is not the only device with potential for birth control-H.I.V. prevention.