Preventing HIV in Young Women and Girls (2006)


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Publication Date: 2006
Author/Publisher: The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS
Language: English

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The rate of HIV infection among young people worldwide is rapidly increasing. Of particular concern are the dramatic increases in HIV infection among young women, who now make up 60% of the 15- to 24- year olds living with HIV/AIDS. Globally, young women are 1.6 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS than young men.


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