sub-Saharan Africa

HIV Vaccine Candidate Does Not Sufficiently Protect Women Against HIV Infection

“The development of a safe and effective vaccine to prevent HIV infection has proven to be a formidable scientific challenge,” said NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.

Devastatingly pervasive: 1 in 3 women globally experience violence

Violence against women remains devastatingly pervasive and starts alarmingly young, shows new data from WHO and partners. Across their lifetime, 1 in 3 women, around 736 million, are subjected to physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from a non-partner – a number that has remained largely unchanged over the past decade.