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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 10, 2014
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Through National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Office on Women's Health (OWH) seeks to offer support and hope, reduce the stigma of HIV/AIDS, and empower women and girls to embrace the theme "Share Knowledge. Take Action."

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What can you do to "Share Knowledge. Take Action."? OWH is encouraging you to:

  1. Get tested and know your status
  2. Educate your peers
  3. Seek care and treatment if you are HIV-positive
  4. Prevent new infections
  5. Host and participate in Meetups across the country
  6. Invite friends, family, and others from where you work, worship, or play to participate in National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Office on Women's Health, within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, coordinates National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Our federal and national partners play a critical role in promoting the observance in communities across the nation.

For more information, check out the National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day fact sheet and the OWH HIV/AIDS webpage.

Content last updated February 4, 2014.

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