PEPFAR Continues To Support Women, Adolescent Girls Through DREAMS Partnership
U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Supporting Millions of Girls, One Dream at a Time
In recognition of International Women’s Day, Deborah Birx, U.S. global AIDS coordinator and U.S. special representative for global health diplomacy, discusses the work of PEPFAR’s DREAMS Partnership, which aims to reduce new HIV infections in adolescent girls and young women in 15 countries in Africa. Birx notes, “PEPFAR has invested more than $800 million in DREAMS over its first four years. … PEPFAR is committed to helping improve gender equity and to supporting millions of girls and young women to reach their full potential — one dream at a time” (3/8).