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One Major Reason the AIDS Epidemic Isn’t Going Away

It's a serious threat to public health and progress in HIV treatment and prevention—and something we have the knowledge to stop.

Twelve Years Later, HIV in Namibia Looks Very Different

There's been enormous progress here, but adolescent girls and young women still face particular risk.

Meet the Feminists of Western Mali

Contraception, sex ed, fistula, female genital mutilation—this group tackles them all.

Women on the Rise in Global Health: Q&A with a Malian Trailblazer

How can more women rise to leadership positions in global health and beyond? Hawa Diallo has some ideas.

Teen Clubs in Namibia Are Shaping a New Future for Kids with HIV

For some kids, adolescence began with a diagnosis. These health workers are helping them navigate all that comes with it.

In West Africa, Youth Ambassadors Serve as Family Planning Advocates

It's a grassroots approach that's already leading to change.

Contraception Is about Partnerships—in More Ways than One

To make family planning work for young people, we need to look at the bigger picture.

Real Talk App Elevates Teen Voices to Transform Sex Education

A new app brings sex ed directly to middle school students through storytelling—on their phones.

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