Women are leading the way in HIV research
An AIDS activist lights candles placed in the shape of a red ribbon on World Aids Day in Manila on December 1, 2012 via AFP

There is a saying in South Africa: Wathint' abafazi, wathint' imbokodo. You strike the women, you strike the rock. On International Women's Day, we want to celebrate the strong women who have always been at the heart of fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic. For more than 35 years, women have modeled strength and resilience as researchers, nurses…