Actualmente, en América Latina y el Caribe 47.000 niños y niñas viven con el VIH y más de 400.000 jóvenes entre 15 y 24 años han sido diagnosticados VIH positivos.
Artículo de prensa sobre la Reunión de Ministros de Educación y Salud de América Latina, en agosto de 2008 en Ciudad de México, donde se acuerda trabajar de forma coordinada, fomentar la educación sexual en las escuelas y disminuir la cantidad de establecimientos donde no se imparte ningún tipo d
More than 25 years since the discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), preventing its transmission continues to be a challenge throughout the world; Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are not an exception.
In an effort to reduce unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease (STD) in adolescents, both abstinence and comprehensive sex and STD/HIV education programs have been proffered.
This paper examines the impact of four abstinence-only education programs on adolescent sexual acitivity and risks of pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
This study is an article extracted from "Studies in Family Planning", special issue on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Sub-Saharan Africa, published in December 2008.
Controversy about school-based sexuality education in public schools has continued over the past decade, despite mounting evidence that comprehensive sexuality education effectively promotes sexual health and that parents support these programs in public schools.
Purpose: Sex education is intended to provide youth with the information and skills needed to make healthy and informed decisions about sex.
With the rising threat of HIV in India, youth are an important group to reach for prevention education. This pilot study tested the efficacy of STEP (School-based Teenage Education Program focusing on HIV Prevention) for school children. This pilot study randomized 25 schools in Mumbai.
This paper describes the use of drama and participatory methods in a girls-only secondary school in Zaria, Nigeria, as a means of sexuality education, carried out by the Nigerian Popular Theatre Alliance and the Second Chance Organization of Nigeria.