This document outlines the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic that has plunged millions of children into orphanhood and poverty. It also discusses how families and communities are coping and puts forward structures for responding to the crisis.
The main objective of the assessment was to obtain an in depth understanding of the orphan care issues that were important to people in the community and to identify obstacles to education, health care and voluntary counseling and testing for HIV (VCT).
This compilation is a collection of publications that are focused on the provision of education to those who are affected by HIV/AIDS including OVCs who are subject to abuse and sexual violence amongst other things, besides losing family to the disease.
This compilation is a collection of materials that discuss the impact and problem of HIV/AIDS on Children in Africa. The report gives a literature review on the impact of HIV/AIDS on children and principles to guide programming for orphans and other children affected by HIV/AIDS.
Children on the Brink 2002 contains statistics on children orphaned by HIV/AIDS from 88 countries, analysis of the trends found in those statistics, and strategies and principles for helping the children.
This document looks at the impact and consequences of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on children. Different responses to the OVC crisis are put forward such as promoting public awareness and mobilising leadership and resources.
This document is a report of the African Leadership Consultation, which took place in Johannesburg, September 2002.
This paper analyses the mutally reinforcing factors that, as a result of HIV infection among adults, contribute to child labour and may place child workers at risk of HIV infection themselves.
The broad objective of this study is to determine the impact of HIV/AIDS on the child's well-being with a view to identifying the appropriate methods for mitigating these effects and finding objective arguments for making a case for urgent action.These objectives will be met by collecting se
Summarizes findings from a four-country, diagnostic study in Burkina Faso, Ecuador, Zambia, and Maharashtra State, India, that examined the conditions that foster the involvement of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA) in NGO service delivery. Available in English or French.