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24 July 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – ICAD congratulates the International Partnership on Microbicides (IPM) on its announcement today that the European Medicine’s Agency (EMA) has issued a positive opinion on the dapivirine ring for use by cisgender women ages 18 and older in developing countries to reduce their risk of HIV-1 infection. This announcement is a turning point in the long path towards providing women with an efficacious and affordable HIV prevention option over which they have full control.

The EMA’s opinion is a game changer and we extend a heartfelt congratulations to the scientists, advocates, policy makers, regulators, community members and most of all, to the … Read more 


On International Women’s Day 2017, UNAIDS released a new report, When women lead, change happens , which shows the urgent need to scale up HIV prevention and treatment services for women and girls. To access the supporting materials, including the press release, social media pack and related videos, click here . UNAIDS has developed this special website as a companion platform to the report to provide further resources around women’s and girl’s issues, including related documents, stories, videos and websites.


Le CanSFE salue l’annonce faite aujourd’hui par le premier ministre Justin Trudeau et la ministre du Développement international Marie-Claude Bibeau à l’effet que le Canada versera 650 millions de dollars sur trois ans pour le renforcement de l’autonomie des femmes, […]


Canadian civil society leaders in Brussels as part of the Canadian delegation for the She Decides funding conference welcomed International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau’s initial pledge today of $20M to address for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), saying […]



38th UNAIDS PCB Meeting, Geneva NGO Statement: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights This statement is made on behalf of a loosely formed coalition of the STOP AIDS Alliance, the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD), the South African AIDS Trust, the Canadian Positive People Network, and the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+). Thank you, Mr. Chair. We thank the NGO delegation and strongly applaud the articulate, deeply grounding, and affecting NGO report. We call upon UNAIDS and Member States to ensure strong political support for integrated sexual and reproductive health and rights in the HIV response with concrete targets, indicators and dedicated funding at the … Read more