Turning The Tide: Addressing HIV prevention needs of women
Women are more likely to be infected with HIV than men due to a combination of socio-cultural factors, physiology and biology. And yet women have had little control over most prevention methods. Condom use, abstinence, fidelity and male circumcision are all effective methods for HIV prevention, but they rely on a male partner’s cooperation or action, which is not always possible. Unfortunately, current methods have not done enough to stem the epidemic among women.