Ten reasons to focus on improving the HIV response for men

Sonke Gender Justice, MenEngage Africa

There is growing realisation that men and boys are underrepresented in HIV services while being overrepresented amongst AIDS deaths and a key part of the cycle of new HIV infections, a cycle which needs to urgently be broken to reduce new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women. The global Fast-Track targets to end the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030 will not be achieved unless men are better engaged in the HIV response.