Empowering Girls & Young Women To Stay Healthy and Thrive!

A girl-led initiative, Girls Act fosters leadership and confidence for girls and young women to take control of their health, strengthen fundamental life skills, and develop community engagement and activism.

Our Mission

We support girls and young women to:

  • - Prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (and stay on treatment if HIV-positive).
  • - Prevent unplanned pregnancies.
  • - Stay in school.

Program Information

Contact the Girls Act program for more information: [email protected].

Click on the dropdown boxes above to learn more about AHF country programs worldwide.


Click on the videos below to hear from our Girls Act leaders about the impact of the program on their lives.

Olive Mbwana

AHF Kenya


AHF Cambodia

Srijana Gautam

AHF Nepal


Sanitary Pads Toolkit

Click below to learn all about sanitary pads - including information on how to make your own!

AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Cutting-Edge Medicine and Advocacy Regardless of Ability to Pay

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), Los Angeles-based, is a global nonprofit organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to 1.8 million people in over 45 countries.

AHF funds its mission to rid the world of AIDS through a network of pharmacies, thrift stores, healthcare contracts and other strategic partnerships.

Generating new, innovative ways of treatment, prevention and advocacy has been the hallmark of our success.

Since 1987, AHF has cared for thousands of people living with HIV and AIDS worldwide. As we create and implement new programs in communities across the U.S. and abroad, we expand delivery of healthcare and influence over policy with the aim of saving more lives.