Young people remain at the centre of the epidemic in terms of transmission, vulnerability, impact, and potential for change. Today's young generation, the largest in history, has not known a world without AIDS.
Summarizes findings from an intervention study to increase use of and satisfaction with VCT services among youth.
This paper presents the work of Choose Life, a Zimbabwean NGO that works with young people in schools. Choose Life utilizes the power that HIV positive youth have in preventing further infections in their peers.
Part 1 of the document discusses the need for family care of children impacted by HIV/AIDS by looking at the universal standards of care, poverty, national policy and donor education.
Explores the specific issues that cluster around the provision of "care" in the context of the global HIV/AIDS pandemic.
This study was conducted in March - April 2004 in Ha Noi, HCMC, Quang Ninh, Hai Phong, An Giang by Nguyen Cuong Quoc, UNAIDS GIPA Officer ; Tran Thi Hai, UNV GIPA Development Team Translator; Brenton Wong, UNV GIPA Project Development Specialist; Bethlehem Attfield, and UNV GIPA Project Developm
Youth who do not attend school or who drop out prematurely miss many of the fundamentals of basic education - reading and writing skills, mathematics, and science.
Discusses findings from a study that examined how to involve youth in the care and support of people living with HIV/AIDS and orphans and vulnerable children. Research summary (2003) and summary of baseline findings (2002) also available.
The study investigates HIV/AIDS as a development challenge in South Africa.
Recent evidence suggests that the burden of new HIV infections in developing countries is concentrated among young people and females.