Women & HIV: How To Break The Chains Of Negative Behavior


HIV/AIDS block(BlackDoctor.org) — More than a quarter of diagnoses of HIV infection in the United States are among women and girls aged 13 years and older, and more than 200,000 women and teen girls in this country are living with, and dying from, HIV right now.

Black women and girls continue to be infected in disproportionately outrageous numbers. In 2007, the rate of HIV/AIDS infection for black females was nearly 20 times as high as the rate for white females.

We need to address this crucial , and HIV/AIDS activist (and survivor) David Roberston offers his insights via a question a young women recently asked him:

Q: Dear David,