"Sara" is a very popular children's educational comic strip. The charismatic heroine of the series is an adolescent girl living in urban Africa. Like many girls of her age, she faces insurmountable socio-cultural and economic obstacles in her desire to attain her goals in life.
The study undertaken by the POLICY Project to examine what it means operationally to integrate gender into an ARH policy project.
The publication is a collection of four case studies that examine the role of the participatory process in the content of decentralization to improve sexual and reproductive health in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Objectives: To assess whether educational status is associated with HIV-1 infection in developing countries by conducting a systematic review of published literature. Methods: Articles were identified through electronic databases and hand searching key journals.
This report presents the results of a school survey whereby 277 principals were interviewed in all secondary schools in Durban Metro and Mtunzini Magisterial Districts in Kwa-Zulu Natal Province, South Africa.
This booklet aims to provoke discussions about gender issues; to stimulate questions about attitudes of men and women and to provide some practical information about some aspects of sexual safety that is required for today's young people to live 'safer tomorrows.' It was written by
This Country paper on HIV/AIDS and Education in Namibia was presented at IIEP workshop organized in September 2000 in Paris.
For a long time, HIV/AIDS was considered to be essentially a medical problem. However it has become clear that prevention is essential and that education might potentially be the single most powerful weapon against HIV transmission.
This paper summarises the impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector in Rwanda, looking at the impact on the school population, the impact on teaching staff and the impact on education budget. It also presents a series of recommendations to the Education Ministry to reduce the impact.
The challenges facing the Education and Health sectors of the Swaziland government with respect to HIV/AIDS are indeed enormous. Vast numbers of economically active people, teachers and health sector employees will be lost to AIDS.