Poverty and limited access to health care, education, and paid employement create situations that make young people most vulnerable to HIV infection.
This study was undertaken by the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) and the Teachers and educational Workers Union (TEWU) of the Ghana Trades Union Congress to assess the degree of awareness of HIV/AIDS among their members (i.e., teachers and educational workers) and the needs of those
South Africa is currently experiencing one of the most severe AIDS epidemics in the world with more than five million (or an estimated 11%) of the population living with HIV.
This document is divided into six parts (Part I-VI). Part I covers (a) the study background including objectives, methodologies and activities; and (b) an overview of the HIV situation among young people and adolescents in the Africa region.
This paper was developed on behalf of the Working Group on Education and HIV/AIDS and summarises the issues raised by a meeting to discuss the contribution of abstinence-only HIV/AIDS education.
This report presents the findings and outcomes of the three joint UNESCO/WB missions to Guyana, Jamaica and St. Lucia, and elaborates on next steps identified for action at both national and regional levels.
Another way to learn is a UNESCO initiative that supports Non-Formal Education projects working around the world in Africa, South Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America.
This study, commissioned by the Association of African Universities, was conducted to identify the strengths, constraints and opportunities for addressing the human resource and policy challenges occassioned by the HIV and AIDS pandemic.
This report presents key findings from nationally representative surveys conducted in 2004 among 12-19-year-olds in four African countries-Burkina Faso, Ghana, Malawi and Uganda-with the goal of guiding programs, policies and investments aimed at improving adolescent sexual and reproductive healt
Among the many urgent priorities on the agenda of the new African National Congress (ANC) government in 1994 was the extension of public services to the whole population that up to then only white South Africans had been able to take for granted.