In 1999, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded a five-year programme of research into young people's sexual and reproductive health in poorer country settings.Entitled the Safe Passages to Adulthood programme, and co-ordinated jointly by the centre for Sexual Health R
In the decade ahead, HIV/AIDS is expected to kill ten times more people than conflict. In conflict situations, children and young people are most at risk from both HIV/AIDS infection and violence.
This chapter examines HIV/AIDS prevalence in Yunnan. The impact on children is still limited, although it is likely to rise over the next decade due to the absence of clear policy in this area. Social values prevent the problem from being tackled openly.