Draft HIV/AIDS policy for the education sector

Policies & Strategies
Ministry of Education
13 p.

This policy document addresses all the sectors under the Ministry of Education such as Civil Servants, Teachers, learners, school committees, non-formal education institutions, special populations such as the disabled, the out of school youth as well as the orphaned and vulnerable children. This policy shall therefore be applicable to all government and private institutions in Swaziland. The aim of this policy is to guide all activities responding to the HIV/AIDS epidemic by the Ministry of Education. The policy will cover areas such as: Prevention, Care and support, Impact mitigation; Work place issues; Law and ethics of the professional groups and school going children; Legal and gender issues; Rights and responsibilities of learners infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

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