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Young Women of Color and the HIV Epidemic


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.

Primary Toolkit:

HIV/STI Toolkit

Secondary Toolkits:

CDC Winnable Battles

Keyword Area:

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


Institutional Author:

Advocates for Youth





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