Observed annually on March 10th, National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a day to empower people everywhere with knowledge and information regarding this disease and the often overlooked impact that it has on women and girls.
On this educational day each year, groups, organizations, state and local health officials and thousands of people share the facts regarding HIV/AIDS and the impact on them.
HOW TO OBSERVE
Some of the action that is taken, or can be taken, on this day is:
- Educating women and girls about how to prevent HIV/AIDS
- Encouraging more women and girls to get tested
- Providing services to those living with the disease
- Doing whatever it takes to reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS
Use #Women&GirlsHIV/AIDSAwarenessDay to post on social media.
HISTORYNational Woman and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is coordinated by the Office on Women’s Health (OWH) within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services alongside many organizations that play a critical role in the observance in communities across the nation. source: nationaldaycalandar.com