Inside My Purse and Partners today held a virtual conference to commemorate and celebrate those who have fought, and those who continue to fight, for the rights of women. One of the speakers Y-isha Raphael joins us. She’s a poet and one of the International Women Deliver Conference Young Leaders. She supports and advocates for education, information and access to adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) to sexual and reproductive health rights.
Globally, 390 000 adolescent girls and young women are infected with HIV every year.
In sub-Saharan Africa, girls account for 75% of new annual HIV infections amongst adolescents.
Y-isha Raphael joins us now.
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