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What’s Data Got to Do With It?

Data can help us measure progress towards fulfilling the promise of the 2030 Agenda, but it can’t—and shouldn’t—drive the agenda itself.

Girls’ Rights Take Center Stage at the 21st International AIDS Conference

Leaders recognize that women’s and girls’ rights and gender equality are essential to ending HIV epidemic.

UK Investment in Comprehensive Sexuality Education Pays Off

How a 10-year strategy used comprehensive sexuality education to halve the teen pregnancy rate in the UK.

Reducing HIV among Girls and Young Women Critical to Ending Global Epidemic

  • July 12, 2016

IWHC will join with leaders of several major institutions engaged in responding to HIV and AIDS to put forth plans to curb the epidemic among girls and young women, who are disproportionately affected.

Nothing About Us Without Us: Governments Must Engage Youth in HIV/AIDS Response

Governments must act immediately to halt the spread of HIV among its young populations, and young people themselves must be at the center of these efforts. But young people thus far have been noticeably absent from the decision-making process, and not for lack of trying.

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