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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is an annual observance to recognize the impact of HIV on women and girls. Mark your calendars now for this March 10th observance.

The 2016 theme was The Best Defense Is a Good Offense.

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

HIV Prevention and Service Locator

Use and share the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator.

Learn about the Locator app for and download the app for iPad and iPhone Exit Disclaimer and Android Exit Disclaimer devices.


Sabrina Heard - The Women's Collective #NWGHAAD

Follow the NWGHAAD board Exit Disclaimer and the NWGHAAD board from the Office of Women’s Health. Exit Disclaimer

Use the #NWGHAAD Exit Disclaimer and #BestDefense Exit Disclaimer hashtags.

Share these Instagram images:

Sisterhood is Power! It helps us to be successful with our HIV health care. - Sabrina Heard#NWGHAAD (PNG, 168 KB)

Calling on women to join the conversation & be a part of ending the epidemic in our lifetime! - #NWGHAAD  Ingrid Floyd (PNG, 229 KB)

Graphics and Widgets

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day logo

Get posters and the new logo to add to your sites.

Use CDC’s images and infographic.

Watch and share this new video Exit Disclaimer from CDC.

Share National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with this Facebook cover photo, pins to repin, new profile pictures, and more.

Share these Resources

Office of Women’s Health

Doing It is a CDC national HIV testing and prevention campaign to motivate all adults to get tested for HIV and know their status. Read the CDC’s feature about women, HIV and NWGHAAD.

Download the HIV/AIDS Awareness Days postcard (PDF, 1.49 MB).

Read this blog by NIH’s Dr. Fauci and advocate Barbra Streisand Exit Disclaimer about the need for more inclusive clinical trials.

Learn about the Epidemic

Learn about the EpidemicGet this fact sheet about women and HIV,  and other fact sheets about the epidemic and other resources.

Learn the HIV/AIDS Basics. Know the Facts, Take Care of Yourself.

Visit for health resources related to women and girls.

Learn About the Affordable Care Act Take health care into your own hands Learn More

Visit  and Cuidado de Salud to find out about the Health Insurance Marketplace and more.

Learn about the Affordable Care Act and  HIV.


Read’s posts on women and HIV and our posts about the national HIV observances.

Blog about HIV and women and girls or comment on someone else’s blog post.

Subscribe Exit Disclaimer to the blog and the OWH blog.

More Resources


Learn about Greater Than AIDS Exit Disclaimer and the EMPOWERED Exit Disclaimer campaign (a partnership with Alicia Keys to reach women in the U.S. about HIV/AIDS).

Download materials for your community event Exit Disclaimer from Greater Than AIDS.

Read the National HIV/AIDS StrategyNational HIV/AIDS Strategy

In July 2015, the White House released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 (PDF 2.18 MB).

Talk about it with your friends and colleagues.

Read the Federal Action Plan. (PDF, 772 KB)

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.