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1 in 3 Globally, an estimated 736 million women—almost one in three—have been subjected to intimate partner violence, Source: UN Women
31% of (PLWH) Depression in Uganda and elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa is common among persons living with HIV (PLWH); A recent analysis found depression prevalence of 31% among PLWH in Uganda, which is nearly 10 times higher than prevalence estimates in the general population (3.35%) Source: BMC Psychiatry
26,000,000 26 million [25.1 million–26.2 million] people were accessing antiretroviral therapy as of the end of June 2020 Source: UNAIDS
40-70 % Girls with disabilities experience discrimination and heightened vulnerability on account of their gender, age, and disability, and girls with intellectual disabilities are particularly vulnerable. It is estimated that between 40 to 70 percent will be sexually abused before they reach 18 years of age. Source: Plan International
majority Did you know that the vast majority of young people learn about sexual matters and HIV through their friends? Source: UNICEF
100 million 100 million women worldwide currently rely on the pill as their primary method of contraception. Source: netdoctor
24% of girls Family planning would reduce teenage pregnancies, which currently stands at 24% of girls between 14-19 years old. Source: UNFPA
1.5 million Current estimates indicate that about 1.5 million people in Uganda are living with HIV. 57% of them female. Source: avert.org
Age of 25 The vast majority of HIV infections occurs in adults over the age of 25. Source: UNICEF

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