Strengthening the rights of the child is a priority area for SADC-EU cooperation. The HIV/AIDS epidemic in the SADC countries places many of these rights in jeopardy, among them the right to education.
Context: An entertainment-education radio soap opera, Apwe Plezi, was broadcast from February 1996 to September 1998 in St. Lucia. The program promoted family planning, HIV prevention and other social development themes.
This paper argues that HIV/AIDS stands education on its head. Education in a world with AIDS must be different from education in an AIDS free world. The content, process, methodology, role and organization of school education in a world with HIV/AIDS must be radically altered.
Report assesses impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector, addressing both the current situation and what can be expected: fewer school enrolments, decreased teacher supply, increased health costs straining governments and families.
On October 25-26, 2000, the Office of Women in Development in the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) sponsored the "Colloquium on Girls' Education: A Key Intervention Against HIV/AIDS and Its Effects?" in Washington, D.C.
The case study describes the demographic characteristics of the People's Republic of China's adolescent population; documents their programmes in responding to problems associated with adolescent reproductive health; highlights the advocacy and IEC strategies used to promote the ARH mes
This article addresses the current incidence and recent trends of STDs among adolescents aged 15-19 and young adults aged 20-24 in the developed world.
This article documents the sources of STD and AIDS prevention messages for men in their 20s. It identifies the most common sources of information about AIDS and STDs for young men aged 22-26, the topics most frequently covered and the characteristics of men who receive information.
Reproductive health initiatives and health sector reform share the goals of equity and quality. This paper reviews evidence that addresses the question of complimentarily of reproductive health initiatives and sector reform.
This discussion paper elaborates how laws can be developed in order to improve protection of reproductive and sexual health, and how they can be applied to facilitate the availability of reproductive health services.