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#AIDS2016 Girls and Women Twitter Chat ToolKit 1 June 2016

Join us for the next #AIDS2016 Twitter chat focusing on HIV among girls and women 1JUN at 10am EST and 4pm CEST.Twitter chat about girls, women and HIV

Girls and young women account for 71 percent of new HIV infections among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. What puts them at greater risk for HIV infection, and how can we meaningfully address these factors? How can we scale up access to HIV prevention and treatment when gender inequality continues to limit sexual and reproductive health and rights for women and girls?

The next #AIDS2016 Twitter chat will focus on the heavy burden of HIV among girls and women. Taking place on the heels of Women Deliver, the world’s largest convening on the health, rights and wellbeing of girls and women, this digital event will take the issues raised at Women Deliver and ask how we can address them in the context of HIV. Join us for a global discussion to keep these issues on the agenda as we gear up for AIDS 2016 in Durban, South Africa.

Event Hashtag: #AIDS2016

 

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Suggested promo tweets:

  • Do women and girls have the tools they need to combat #HIV? Join the #AIDS2016 Twitter chat on gender and HIV. [IMAGE]
  • One size doesn’t fit all. How should HIV programmes be tailored for women and girls? Join the next #AIDS2016 Twitter chat. [IMAGE]
  • #AIDS2016 Twitter chat on gender and HIV with @AIDS_conference @fhi360 @CCO_HIV @guardianGDP @aidsmap @IASociety [IMAGE]
  • Gender inequality makes girls and women more vulnerable to HIV. Join the #AIDS2016 Twitter chat to share ideas from #WD2016: 1 June at 10am EDT/4pm CET
  • Inspired by #WD2016? Discuss how we can address #HIV among #women with the #AIDS2016 Twitter chat 1 June at 10am EDT/4pm CET.

Suggested promo Facebook posts:

  • HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death among women of reproductive age. Join us for our next #AIDS2016 Twitter chat on 1 June at 10 a.m. EDT/4 p.m. CET to talk about what needs to be done next to improve the HIV response for women and girls.
  • HIV infections among young people are more likely to take place among women. How can we improve HIV prevention programs to meet the needs of women and girls? Join us for our next #AIDS2016 Twitter chat on 1 June at 10 a.m. EDT/4 p.m. CET to talk about what needs to be done to keep girls and women at the forefront.

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Twitter chat about girls, women and HIV

 

Draft Questions:

 

  1. Q1: Despite effective treatments, HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for women of reproductive age. Why? #AIDS2016
  2. Q2: What approaches have worked to improve HIV treatment access among women living with HIV? #AIDS2016
  3. Q3: 60% of HIV infections among young people occur among young women. What makes women and girls more vulnerable to HIV? #AIDS2016
  4. Q4: How should HIV prevention and awareness campaigns be tailored to reach women and girls? #AIDS2016
  5. Q5: What do new and emerging options like PrEP and vaginal microbicides mean for HIV prevention among women? #AIDS2016
  6. Q6: Aside from prevention and support services for women, what are the structural factors that the HIV response needs to address? #AIDS2016
  7. Q7: How do we address the gender norms that place women and girls at increased risk of HIV? #AIDS2016

 

Additional Questions if time allows:

  1. Q8: Do you know of a programme that has demonstrated success at tailoring its HIV services for women? What did they do right? #AIDS2016
  2. Q9: How can we involve men in addressing gender imbalances that contribute to higher HIV infections among women? #AIDS2016

Contact:

Kelley Lennon

FHI 360

klennon@fhi360.org

 

Andrew Brett

International AIDS Society

andrew.brett@iasociety.org