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Young Women of Color and the HIV Epidemic

Description:

This document by Advocates for Youth summarizes the HIV epidemic among women of color. This document also highlights some of the reasons why young women of color suffer from high rates of HIV and what barriers to prevention exist, such that a case for effective, culturally competent prevention programs is made.

Toolkit:

HIV/STI Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Adolescents, Health Promotion and Health Education, Minority, Vulnerable Populations

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

Advocates for Youth

Submitted:

07/24/2007

Modified:

01/02/2013

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