Nearly half of the people in the world are under the age of 25, with one in three people aged between 10 and 24 years. Youth are most at risk of HIV infection and other sexual health problems. These include unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
This annotated guide to technical resources is part of a package of materials produced by YouthNet to help provide global technical leadership on community involvement and youth RH/HIV prevention.
The combined effects of HIV and AIDS and poverty make many children vulnerable. Through their work, teachers, health workers, home-based carers, community workers, volunteers and social workers come into regular contact with children.
The fight against HIV/AIDS requires resources and the purpose of this tool is to assist you in identifying financial and technical resources available to the education sector in Senegal, Mali, Guinea and Ghana.
The HIV and AIDS training kit is a user-friendly guide to build capacity in education sector professionals who have responsibility for the implementation of their country's education sector policy on HIV and AIDS. The kit consists of three sections.
This book is designed by the NGO "Young people we care" to encourage and help groups of young people to support younger children, their peers and adults who are living in communities and households affected by AIDS. It was published in 2005 in Zimbabwe.
Behaviour change communication (which includes peer education and interpersonal communication) have a crucial role to play in STI / HIV control, because access to information, health education, knowledge and skills are essential for STI/HIV control.
Schools can be the most important place to discuss the many issues surrounding HIV/AIDS. It is here where facts and information are taught and ideas debated. Education is more than just gaining skills.
The UNESCO Nairobi Office was asked by the National Assembly of Kenya to organise a meeting and documentation for the Eastern Africa Group of the Forum for African Parliamentarians on Education (FAPED).
This document is intended to help individuals advocate for and implement HIV/AIDS/STI prevention through schools.