March 10 is Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

10 Mar

Today is Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

FAB women and girls must know the facts about this disease, and how to protect themselves from it.

African American women are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS, with the rate of cases among them being five times higher than average in some cities. Black women account for 66% of new cases among women. Even worse, HIV/AIDS is the leading cause among black women ages 25-34.

To learn more about HIV/AIDS, where to get tested, and to find prevention and service providers, click here.

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