AIDS should be a disease of the past, but it isn’t. We’ve made amazing progress – AIDS-related deaths are down by half – but the world has become complacent. Right now, AIDS kills more young women than any other disease, and every single day that we stand idly by, 1,000 more young women are infected with HIV. If we don’t move faster than the virus, it will win.
For the 33,000 girls who became child brides today. For one billion women without access to a bank account. For every woman paid less than a man for doing the same work.
None of us are equal until all of us are equal. Sign our Poverty is Sexist letter to leaders – be proud of what you stand for.