Office on Women's Health Blog
Reproductive and Sexual Health
Did you know that, as a parent, you have a strong impact on whether your teen makes healthy decisions? This includes decisions about sex.
Birth control — 99% of women have used it at some point in their lives. Yet somehow it continues to be a taboo subject.
I am not HIV-positive. But I care. In fact, I think it is vitally important for all of us to care about the well-being of those that are living with HIV/AIDS. After all, we care about people with cancer. We care about people with Alzheimer's and diabetes. But a stigma remains when it comes to HIV and AIDS.
Today, the Office of National AIDS Policy, Office of the Vice President, and the White House Council on Women and Girls commemorate the 10th observance of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Along with other federal, national, and community organizations and advocates, today we celebrate our accomplishments to date in improving the lives of women and girls affected by HIV and recognize the work still ahead.