Girls, HIV and AIDS and education

Case Studies & Research
New York
32 p., figs., tabs.
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Les filles, le VIH/SIDA et l'éducation
Les niñas, el VIH/SIDA y la educaiòn

This document was developed under a joint project between UNICEF and The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS. It provides graphic and tabular evidence which link sexual knowledge/behaviours to the educational level among young people. It outlines three priorities that support schools in protecting girls and mitigating the impact of HIV and AIDS, which are: getting and keeping girls in school, providing life-skills based education; and protecting girls from gender-based school violence. The following are the chapters included in its contents: 1) The changing face of HIV and AIDS; 2) Girls and women under threat; 3) The power of girls' education; and 4) Call to action.

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