This paper is designed to call more attention to young people within the groups considered "most at risk" for HIV - those who sell sex, those who inject drugs, and young men who have sex with men.
This report is based on a meeting held June 10-11th, 2010, in Washington, DC.
From 27 to 29 October 2009, a working group of expert researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners met to review the current state of evidence and practice in developing and implementing interventions and strategies to address the intersections of violence against women (VAW) and human immunodef
The brief is informed by: 1) a review of the most recent research findings on the intersection of GBV and HIV; 2) promising practices documented in the program literature; and 3) telephone interviews with select program implementers.
The International HIV/AIDS Alliance have carried out a literature review of the sexual and reproductive health rights of adolescents living with HIV. The study found that adolescents living with HIV have largely been left out of the national responses to HIV/AIDS in low-income settings.
This paper reviews and describes research practices and program interventions addressing the sexual and reproductive health of very young adolescents (VYA) and identifies promising program components and research/evaluation practices.
In collaboration with UNESCO, the Human and Social Development Department (OSHD) from the African Development Bank (ADB) has organized a workshop for ADB staff on HIV and AIDS Mainstreaming in the Education Sector.
The Symposium provided a platform for exchange of experience and for reviewing evidence on promising national approaches by the education sector to reach most-at-risk youth. The objectives were set as follows to: 1.
Girls and young women are disproportionately affected by both poverty and HIV. Donors, policymakers, researchers and program implementers are exploring economic empowerment programs as a strategy to improve the health and economic status of girls and young women.
This report is about community-based HIV programs, i.e.