young women aged 15-24 become infected with HIV every week. young women and girls aged 15-24 years are 2x more likely to be living with HIV than men.
of adolescents aged 10-19 years living with HIV globally live in sub saharan Africa. That is about 1.5 million of the 1.7 million adolescents living with HIV globally
number of young people aged 10-24 who got newly infected with HIV in 2019. 170,000 of them were adolescents aged 10-19
Only 27% of girls and 16% of boys (aged 15-19) in East and Southern Africa were tested for HIV in the past 12 months in 2019 (West and Central Africa testing rates are lower)
Since the epidemic of HIV/AIDS, more than 75 million people have contracted the illness, and over 36 million have died from an HIV-related cause.