Fewer orphans are enrolled in school than other children but the extent of disadvantage-after allowing for their older average age- is small in most countries.
Review 2003 asks the question: how does the epidemic impact on families and the personal relationships between family members - between partners, between husbands and wives, between parents and their children and between siblings?
This paper examines and questions the predictions found in the academic and policy literature of social breakdown in Southern Africa in the wake of anticipated high rates of orphanhood caused by the AIDS epidemic.
The international workshop "Protecting the rights of young children affected and infected by HIV/AIDS in Africa: Updating strategies and reinforcing existing networks" took place in UNESCO Headquarters co-organized by UNESCO and the Early Childhood Development Network for Africa (ECDNA)
This booklet examines the impact of HIV/AIDS on young people, looking at why they are being hit by the epidemic. It puts forward some ideas for HIV/AIDS prevention education and lists some principles for working with young people.
Findings from an assessment of provincial health care facilities offering reproductive services to identify gaps in service delivery and determine priorities for integration to meet the growing demand for HIV/AIDS- related services. Research summary (2003) also available.
Summarizes the effects of a succession planning program on the actions taken by HIV-positive parents and standby guardians to plan and provide for the future of their children. Baseline report (2001) also available.
A Report on the 1996 Viet Nam Youth Union Conference
The common presumption that orphans are less likely to attend school than non-orphans is re-examined using survey data from two regions in Tanzania. It is argued that orphans should not be compared simply with non-orphans since there are other vulnerable groups of children.