youthxchange

address: http://www.youthxchange.net/main/b235_hiv_aids-a.asp
title: HIV/KIDS & YOUTH:
1ST VICTIMS


Estimated 11.8 million young people were living with HIV/AIDS at the end of 2001:

  • 7.3 million young women and 4.5 million young men;


  • Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia are, in terms of absolute numbers, the most affected regions.

Every day, about 6,000 young people aged 15-24 become HIV infected.