This resource guide is intended for national programme managers, implementers, prevention advocates, and other decision makers who seek guidance and tools to improve the effectiveness of the response to HIV among young women and girls.

The resource guide:

  • Describes key shortcomings and challenges in HIV prevention programming for girls and young women, and elements of state-of-the-art programming to address these
  • Provides tools and resources from cutting-edge prevention science that address the key gaps in prevention programming for girls and young women
  • Consolidates new directions from novel and innovative programming for girls and young women.


Each module of the resource guide consists of a narrative that provides programmatic and operational guidance;

  • Technical considerations
  • Case studies
  • Programmatic tools and technical resources
  • Featured programmes.

Field Demonstrations:

A light touch demonstration and feedback process is envisioned between November 2021 and March 2022. Contact: