The present report demonstrates that Life Skills Education can encompass a wide variety of educational inputs, all aimed at enabling the individual learners to build on their innate capacities, and acquire skills to reduce risk, face challenges and make informed decisions.
Document outlines strategies to beginto tackle HIV/AIDS. Programmes and interventions are explored in the education, public and private sectors.
The crucial distinction between power and force in relation to aggressive masculinity needs to be analysed and understood if preventative intervention is to be successful in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
The SADC Regional Strategic Framework affirms a three pronged approach to combating the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the Southern Africa Region: It will be possible to move forward nationally and regionally if there is - in each country, and within SADC itself- a foundation for action which includes the
This is a paper articulating HIV and Education and attempts to set out particular significant issues for education practitioners and researchers.
This report on the baseline data from three countries (Mexico, Thailand and South Africa) provides information on the HIV-prevention needs of school-based youth.
In response to the long-term strategies proposed by the Inter-Agency Working Group, this paper lists short-term initiatives that can be done by agencies and countries working together.
The role gender relations play in the spread of the virus has gained increasing recognition. For example, women worldwide are less likely than men to be able to control whether, when and how sex takes place.
Over 60 million people who have been infected with HIV in the past 20 years, about half became infected between the ages of 15 and 24. Today, nearly 12 million young people are living with HIV/AIDS. Young women are several times more likely than young men to be infected with HIV.
In the Philippines, some 100,000 to 500,000 minors younger than 18 are estimated to be involved in the sex industry.