Adolescent Girls and Young Women Learning Collaborative

Reflection from young women delegates in ICASA 2019

From rhetoric to action: Reflection from young women delegates who participated in ICASA 2019

5 February 2020

The International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) is a major international AIDS conference which takes place every two years in Africa. The 2019 ICASA was held between 4 and 7 December in Rwanda, bringing together over 10,000 delegates from nearly 150 countries to shape policy, research and advocacy direction in the lead up to the UNAIDS global 90-90-90 targets in 2020.

Driving Change with Data: Analysing the HIV Epidemic

Demographic change and HIV epidemic projections for adolescents and young people

By 2050, the population of adolescents and young people aged 15–24 is expected to increase by 10 per cent globally and to more than double in sub-Saharan Africa. The relationship between this demographic change and the course of the HIV epidemic among young people from 2010 to 2050 was the subject of an analysis published in Global Health Action (Sept. 2019).

Journal Publication: Khalifa A., Stover K., Mahy M., Idele P., Porth T., & Lwamba C. 2019. Demographic change and HIV epidemic projections to 2050 for adolescents and young people aged 15-24,  Global Health Action, 12 (1), doi:  10.1080/16549716.2019.1662685.

AGYW Webinar 1 - FOR GIRLS BY GIRLS: Lessons learned from girl-led initiatives

WEBINAR

FOR GIRLS BY GIRLS: Lessons learned from girl-led initiatives on HIV prevention, sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence

Thursday, 31 October 2019

The session provides:

• Examples of effective strategies for engaging with diverse groups of adolescent girls and young women on HIV prevention, sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and gender-based violence (GBV);