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Positive Action for Girls & Women

Helping to tackle the harmful cultural norms that both limit the aspirations of girls and women, and increase their vulnerability to HIV.

Positive Action for Girls and Women are a proud partner and contributor to the DREAMS Innovation Challenge.

DREAMS aims to achieve a 40% reduction in HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women by the end of 2017 within the highest burden areas of 10 DREAMS countries – Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

DREAMS Innovation Challenge brings together thinkers from inside and outside the HIV sector to implement solutions that address the root causes increasing girls’ HIV risk.

Winning solutions demonstrate a readiness for rapid implementation in one or more of the 10 DREAMS countries, and an ability to show impact within two years, with the potential for long-lasting change. Positive Action for Girls and Women support the capacity building of some winning groups to implement their ideas.