One in four people living with HIV in the United States are women. So why is HIV prevention medication overwhelmingly only targeted at men who have sex with men?
Many people living with HIV are often denied the autonomy to freely make decisions about their bodies, relationships, and children—fundamental rights sought by the reproductive justice movement.
Weekly global roundup: Namibian High Court says forced sterilization violated women’s human rights; Spain is looking at tougher abortion restrictions; the world witnesses China’s one-child policy and a gruesome forced abortion; gender equity in New Zealand still not up to snuff.
Recent advances in HIV prevention promise to catalyze the global effort to reverse the spread of HIV. But we also must ensure that the estimated 33 million already living with the virus have access to quality sexual and reproductive health services.