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A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Turning Up the Volume on Women's Voices in the 1990s

April 9, 2013

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Mother Theresa

1997

By 1997, women accounted for more than half of HIV cases worldwide, and 75 percent of the cases among women were in women of color. The National Conference on Women and HIV took place in Pasadena, Calif., and chants of "Do Research To Save Women's Lives" echo the conference halls. The Los Angeles Times publishes an article about the conference.

Mother Theresa started an AIDS ministry in the United States. Her religious order, the Missionaries of Charity, went on to run at least five hospices for people living with AIDS.



Additional reporting was provided by Mathew Rodriguez, editorial project manager for TheBody.com and TheBodyPRO.com.

Check out the other slide shows in the series:

For a more complete timeline in text only, check out A Timeline of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future, by Terri Wilder.


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