National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is an annual observance to recognize the impact of HIV on women and girls. Observed on March 10, National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a day to "Share Knowledge. Take Action."
Below are some ways you can get involved around National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – on March 10 or during March.
Locate HIV Testing and Other Services
Use and share the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator.
Text your ZIP code to “KNOWIT” (566948) or visit http://hivtest.cdc.gov/
Watch This Online Screening and Chat
Watch FRONTLINE’s live online screening of "ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America" March 10 (8:00 pm ET).
Filmmaker Renata Simone, Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick and Marvelyn Brown (an author and humanitarian who learned she was HIV-positive at age 19) will discuss the film as it screens, and stay afterwards for live Q&A with the audience.
Watch and Share These Videos
View this new NWGHAAD video which features women all over the country sharing how they are Facing AIDS.
View CDC’s video on HIV Among African American Women.
Watch this video conversation about HIV prevention, care, and treatment for women and girls, and research supported by NIH.
Share These Federal Resources
Read this letter from Dr. Lee, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health and Director of the Office on Women’s Health.
Learn about the HHS Office of Women’s Health.
Read the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
Watch this December 2012 conversation with Drs. Koh and Valdiserri about progress. Learn more about the Strategy here.
How can you help implement the Strategy in your community?
Join and Follow the Blogosphere
Blog about HIV and women and girls or comment on someone else’s blog post.
Graphics, Logos and Widgets
Get web graphics and banners to add to your sites.
Add the NWGHAAD logo to your materials.
Learn about the Epidemic
Get fact sheets about the epidemic and other resources.
Learn the HIV/AIDS Basics. Know the Facts, Take Care of Yourself.
Visit womenshealth.gov for health resources related to women and girls.
Learn about the PEPFAR Blueprint
Read and share the PEFPAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation (PDF, 2.6 MB) and fact sheet.
Learn more about PEPFAR.
Watch Secretary Clinton unveil the Blueprint on November 29, 2012.