Updated 01 October 2015

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Why are women more vulnerable to HIV?

South African youth feel that young women are most vulnerable to HIV infection because of men, money and power.

HIV still prompts suicidal thoughts in newly diagnosed

Despite advancing treatment, 1 in 10 people considers committing suicide after being diagnosed with HIV.

Khayelitsha couples know little about their partners’ HIV status

In a recent study, around half of heterosexual couples living in Khayelitsha did not know whether or not their partner had been tested for HIV and even fewer correctly guessed their partner's HIV status.

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