This paper is one in a series of papers commissioned by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR) in Bangkok for an expert consultation meeting in March 2004. It looks at the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on education from a human rights perspective.
The current paper was commissioned by UNICEF and its partners (UNFPA, UNESCO, UNAIDS) to provide advice to the AIDS Commission in Asia on policy options on how to respond to HIV/AIDS among young people, in response to a 'Policy Options Workshop' which was held in Bangkok on 4-6 January
This paper aims to take a closer look at the impact of the epidemic on children (0-18 years old), which is growing, by reviewing and synthesizing several research studies that have been conducted over the years in the Asia-Pacific region.
Building on information gathered during a previous survey (2000), this survey provides an update and overview of support to school health and nutrition (SHN) programmes in low income countries.
This publication provides guidance to UNESCO offices and Ministries of Education on the report of the AIDS Commission in Asia and respond to the findings of the most thorough and in-depth analysis of the AIDS Epidemic in Asia ever concluded.
This discussion paper analyses the crucial participation of school directors within the school system to reduce the spread of the disease by promoting and providing health education for the prevention of HIV/AIDS.
Paper originally presented in a December 2002 workshop on "Anticipating the impact of AIDS on the Education Sector in South-East Asia".
The overall objective of this review is to identify promising approaches undertaken by higher education institutions worldwide to prevent the further spread of HIV, to manage the impact of HIV/AIDS on the higher education sector, and to mitigate the effects of HIV/AIDS on individuals and communit