African education programmes are both susceptible and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS.
In the Eastern and Southern African Region (ESAR), the AIDS epidemic is beginning to have a serious impact on the education sector, specifically on the demand for, supply of, and the management and quality of education provided at all levels.
This paper provides background information from the planners and participants involved in the International Consultation on Peer Education and HIV/AIDS that took place in Kingston, Jamaica, 18-21 April 1999.
In this UNDP issue paper, Cohen highlights a concern that despite recognizing that HIV is underlying development progress of the last decade, current policy and programmes are still created without factoring in the HIV epidemic.
The study examines the amount and nature of sexual messages on television. In addition to counting the number of sexual situations in programmes, it looks at the content in which sexuality is presented on television.
The purpose of the reproductive health survey was to gather information on fertility, infant and child mortality, family planning and maternal and child health to help in the execution and evaluation of the National Reproductive Health Programme which is carried out by the Ministry of Health and
The report presents the result of the survey of children 10 to 15 years of age and parents conducted to find out parent-child communication. it shows that many families are waiting too long to discuss, and not talking enough about many issues, including sexuality.
Context: Relatively little is known about how poverty and illiteracy affect women's decisions to adopt contraception, specifically their likelihood of never having practiced contraception.
This article summarizes some of the survey findings about young Indonesians in this period of rapid social change.
The publication provides a detailed review of national laws and policies affecting women in seven francophone African countries. One part of the country review focuses on the rights of special group: female minors and adolescents.