This document explores the "Declaration of commitment on HIV/AIDS" adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations during its special session on the 21st of June, and the commitments made with regard to mother to child transmission, care and support to children affected by HIV/AID
Depicted as an economic, social and development crisis, HIV/AIDS is less well understood as a human rights crisis, though the rights of persons living with and at risk of AIDS have figured in AIDS policy development from the beginning.
Although HIV/AIDS pandemic is a global disaster, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Great Lakes Countries in particular have been disproportionately burdened in various ways.
Ce document examine les initiatives pilotes de GIPA dans certains pays d'Afrique, dont le projet pilote du Programme des Volontaires des Nations unies (VNU) qui vise à soutenir les personnes vivant avec le VIH/SIDA.
The qualitative research study examines the contraceptive practices and understanding of women in Quirino Province, Philippines that have led many women to discontinue use of contraception even though they do not wish to become pregnant.
Voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) programs have increased the adoption of safe sexual behavior and the use of care and support services among adults (Coates et al. 1998).
The factsheet presents the guiding principles with respect to the human rights of children set out by the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and briefly illustrates the disastrous sexual and reproductive health as a result of violations of their rights.
This is the first national strategy for sexual health and HIV. It is a strategy that will modernise sexual health and HIV sevices in the United Kingdom. It addresses the rising prevalence of STIs and of HIV.
The publication presents a collection of articles presented at the Dialogue on Reproductive Health, Gender and Human Rights organized at the World Bank on December 8th 1999.
The report provides understanding of socio-cultural research (SRC) for programming purposes in the area of population and reproductive health. The first part of the report introduces the concept of SCR and the rationale for its use in population and RH programmes.