Facts and figures: hiv and aids there are significant regional differences in both the new hiv infections among women and in the proportion of women living with hiv (15 and older) as opposed to men, and the gaps are even more notable among young women (aged 15-24) versus young men: violence against women and girls increases their risk. Although prevalence is higher among women in general, only 1 in every 6 hiv/aids infected people with multiple sex partners are women  young boys and girls in south africa are both highly affected by intimate partner violence and hiv/aids. South africans who are over 50 years of age are among the least educated about hiv/aids only about one third are aware of the truth amongst pregnant women, the highest hiv-positive population is in kwazulu-natal at 37.
Hiv statistics for south africa including statistics for people living with hiv, people receiving arvs & people who have died of aids hiv statistics for south africa – prevalence, incidence, arvs, deaths in the teenage population the estimated hiv prevalence among women was eight times that of their male equivalents this suggests. Hiv/aids is more prevalent among females, especially those under the age of 40 women made up roughly 4 in every 5 people with hiv/aids aged 20–24, and 2 out of 3 of those aged 25–29 although prevalence is higher among women in general, only 1 in every 6 hiv/aids infected people with multiple sex partners are women. In swaziland hiv prevalence among pregnant women is alarmingly high, with over 40% of the women infected women are most vulnerable young women aged 15–24 years are at least three times more likely to be hiv-positive than men of the same age.
South africa launched the she conquers campaign in 2016 to decrease new hiv infections, pregnancies and violence towards young women and girls and help them stay in school. Hiv/aids black americans and hiv/aids: the basics among all women, the south accounts for the majority of blacks newly diagnosed with hiv.
Diagnoses among women in the south 1 new hiv diagnoses, southern united states, 2014 latino heterosexual women white msm in the south is a core focus of the national hiv/aids strategy: hiv in the southern united states. Heterosexual contact accounted for 87% (6,541) of hiv diagnoses among women e injection drug use accounted for 12% (939) of hiv diagnoses among all women but among white women, 28% of hiv diagnoses were attributed to injection drug use. Hiv in the southern united states cdc issue brief updated may 2016 diagnoses among women in the south 1 new hiv diagnoses, southern united states, 2014 latino heterosexual women white msm in the south is a core focus of the national hiv/aids strategy: updated to 2020.
Evidence by the centre for the aids programme of research in south africa (caprisa) consortium of south african and north american researchers was presented at the international aids 2016 conference in durban, shedding new light on why young women in south africa have high rates of hiv infection dr.
Hiv prevalence among young women in south africa hiv prevalence among young women aged 15 years to 24 years in south africa is estimated at between 15 to 25 percent (2-4) shisana et al estimated an estimate of 169 percent in 2005. Hiv/aids is the leading cause of death among women of reproductive age (aged 15–44) in 2016, of the total estimated 18 million new hiv infections globally, almost 43% were among women in 2016, new infections among young women (aged 15–24 years) were 44% higher than they were among men in the same age group. Among all women, black women account for the largest share of new hiv diagnoses (about 4,500, or 60% in 2016), and the rate of new diagnoses among black women (262) is 15 times the rate among. Of women living with hiv, around 12% (or 1 in 8) do not know they are infected among all women living with hiv in 2014, 88% had received a diagnosis, 64% received hiv medical care in 2014, 50% were retained in hiv care, and 48% had a suppressed viral load.