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Street youth in Russia face some of the highest rates for HIV-infection in the world. A recent study conducted by HealthRight International and its partners revealed that nearly 40% of the 10,000 youth living in St. Petersburg are living with the virus. HealthRight has responded with a comprehensive effort to give street youth access to HIV prevention and treatment services, including an innovative series of workshops designed to prevent new infections.
The abandonment of children born to HIV-positive mothers is a disturbing yet increasing trend in Russia and Ukraine. The region faces one of the fastest growing HIV epidemics in the world, and women of reproductive age represent a growing proportion of those diagnosed with HIV.
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