Stopping the spread of HIV infection in women is one of the most urgent priorities for improving the health, rights and well-being of girls and women around the world. It has also long been one of the most scientifically daunting and stubborn challenges. But on this International Women's Day, a different picture is emerging, one that brings new hope for women's HIV prevention into sharper focus.
If you're not personally called to help HIV/AIDS, that's okay. Your life's journey has prepared you to focus on other things. Our world is a broken place, so follow your heart, and serve where you feel you can do the most good. As you do that, though -- remember my friend David, and others like him.