The aim of the research was to gain increased knowledge regarding the sexual risk behaviour of school-going young people in South Africa after two decades of HIV-education in schools, to contribute to the development of improved HIV prevention strategies.
The prevention of HIV and AIDS, especially amongst young people, is very important, as they are the future leaders. South Africa carries a high burden of the HIV and AIDS disease, and efforts at the prevention of the disease need to be intensified.
Very young adolescents (VYAs)—those between the ages of 10 and 14—represent about half of the 1.2 billion adolescents ages 10–19 in the world.
Gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to make healthy choices about sexual behavior as adolescent learners transition to young adulthood is key to controlling the potentially devastating effects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
In 2007, the Government of Bangladesh incorporated a chapter on HIV/AIDS into the national curriculum for an HIV-prevention program for school students.
Results from a randomized experiment conducted with teenage schoolgirls in Cameroon suggest that HIV prevention interventions can be effective at reducing the incidence of teen pregnancy in the following 9-12 months by over 25 percent.
This report provides a descriptive bibliography of evaluated Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) interventions targeting learners aged 8-12 and implemented in sub-Saharan Africa and globally.
The South Africa School-Based Sexuality and HIV Prevention Education Activity is a PEPFAR-Funded USAID Activity aimed at reducing new HIV infections in learners and educators by assisting the Department of Basic Education (DBE) to implement high quality, evidence-informed sexuality and HIV preven
This rapid assessment presents the key results of the pilot workshop conducted by Society for Family Health (SFH) facilitators with school governing bodies (SGBs) and senior management teams (SMTs) in Mpumalanga in South Africa in terms of changes to participants’ knowledge of and attitudes towar
This evidence brief sets out the key findings and key recommendations on the evidence of effectiveness of SRH/HIV integration in East and Southern Africa. The evidence clearly confirms the effectiveness, feasibility and efficiency of SRH-HIV integration.