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Ending the HIV Epidemic Will Take More Than Medicine

Our HIV research agenda has to address the world outside of a clinical trial, vaccine researcher Stephaun E. Wallace, Ph.D., argues.

By Stephaun E. Wallace, Ph.D.

'Female Condom' Gets a Genderless Rebrand From FDA

After years of pressure from prevention advocates, FDA has finally given the other rubber a new name - the internal condom – and a new classification.

By Martha Kempner

Making Clinical Trials of PrEP More Inclusive of Women, No Matter Their Pregnancy Status

Three new trials of HIV prevention drugs seek to answer directly a question that researchers inside and outside the field of HIV have explicitly avoided for years: How do drugs work -- and are they safe -- in pregnant and breastfeeding women?

By Heather Boerner

Going to USCA Was My Form of Self-Care

"More than a conference, it is a family reunion and place to network and learn, but most importantly uplift each other," Maria Mejia writes.

By Maria T. Mejia for The Well Project

Advocates for Women Talk About CROI 2015

A webinar co-sponsored by The Well Project, Positive Women's Network-USA and draws attention to data of interest to women with HIV, their care providers and those interested in HIV prevention for women.

By Barbara Jungwirth

Funding Opportunity: Empowered Community Grants Program

Executive Summary

Alicia Keys, as part of the EMPOWERED campaign, is spearheading The EMPOWERED Community Grants Program to help advance community-level efforts focused on women and HIV/AIDS. The grant program will be administered by AIDS United, wi...

By AIDS United

Speaking Truth to Power

"Violence and trauma are silenced epidemics -- even more silenced, in its nuances and impact, than the epidemic of HIV among women," writes Sonia Rastogi, the communications coordinator at the U.S. Positive Women's Network.

By Sonia Rastogi

Inside the Activists' Summit: Empowering Women to Become Leaders in the HIV/AIDS Movement

This week, an important meeting is taking place in Baton Rouge, La., to address the serious lack of input from, and leadership by, women living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. We sat down with some of the central women behind this key gathering to talk...

By Olivia G. Ford

Prevention Justice Talking Points

Prevention Justice is a call to institutionalizing an effective HIV prevention approach that recognizes the structural factors that affect people's lives and put them at risk for HIV in the first place.

Telling women to abstain or asking women to te...

By Positive Women's Network of the United States of America (PWN-USA)

Economic Justice Talking Points

2.1% of heterosexuals, 18-50 years old, living in high-poverty urban areas in the U.S. are living with HIV.

-- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

76% of women with HIV had a child under the age of 18 in their homes.

-- HIV Cos...

By Positive Women's Network of the United States of America (PWN-USA)