- Women account for 60% of the total number of people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa
- UNAIDS: Young women are facing a triple threat; high risk of HIV infection, low rates of HIV testing and poor adherence to HIV treatment
(CNN)The number of new HIV infections 'is not declining' and young women the world over are still at risk.
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Young women aged 15- 24 had the highest risk of being infected with HIV
60% of the total numbers of people living with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa were women.
Number of new HIV infections has not reduced
HIV related deaths globally have decreased by 45%