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over time worldwide, along with equal rights for women.
Dyllon SueTuesdayReplyAccording to the UnitedStates Center for Disease Controland Prevention, approximately50,000 people becoming infected with HIV and more than 13,000 people with AIDS die annually.Although we know more about HIV prevention today than any other time in history, there are stillchallenges with providing effective prevention/intervention programs to women and children on aglobal level. One of the challenges are that too few people with HIV are aware of their infection.Many people with HIV do not receive ongoing treatment. More challenges include diversepopulations that require special tailored prevention approaches. Some women and children havejobs and schooling that they are required to attend to make a living, which they put their healthsecond to making a living. The difference in HIV rates are fueled by social and economic inequities.Just because African Americans have the highest rate of HIV, doesn't mean that other women andchildren of different races don't have it. If people don't have health care, they will have a harder timeto access HIV care and treatment. Research shows that people with low socioeconomic status havea higher risk of HIV. Limited resources for HIV prevention force difficult choices for families. Forexample, if a family lives in a suburb that is 2 hours away from a prevention clinic downtown, it ishard to make frequent trips to and from both areas. In a world where people are obsessed withmoney and fame, it is true that many Americans have become complacent about HIV. Most believethat it is something that they will not contract because they haven't done anything wrong. The truthis, they probably don't know most of the ways that HIV is transmitted or that they were possibly bornwith it already. This is most important with mothers who transmit HIV to their child through theprocess of breast feeding. Just 30% of people with HIV are successfully keeping their virus undercontrol through treatment; 70% are not.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Challenges In HIV Prevention."HIV PreventionPackage: Challenges in HIV Prevention(2014): n. pag.United States Centers for Disease Control andPrevention. United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nov. 2014. Web. 4 Aug.2015. <>.Haining QiTuesdayThere exist a lot ofchallenges with providing effectiveprevention program to women andchildren on a global level. Since the economy level between developing and developed countries arequite different. Therefore, it is difficult to provide effective prevention to women and children on aglobal level. People in developed countries may have better chance to get some education aboutpreventing HIV and STDs. On the other hand, people who live in rural area in developing countries