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This epidemic unfortunately remains an epidemic of women

This epidemic unfortunately remains an epidemic of women
- In 2015, of the total estimated 1.9 million new HIV infections globally, 900,000 or 47 per cent were among women. 58 per cent of new HIV infections among young persons aged 15-24 in 2015 occurred among adolescent girls and young women . 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