Strengthening the rights of the child is a priority area for SADC-EU cooperation. The HIV/AIDS epidemic in the SADC countries places many of these rights in jeopardy, among them the right to education.
Context: An entertainment-education radio soap opera, Apwe Plezi, was broadcast from February 1996 to September 1998 in St. Lucia. The program promoted family planning, HIV prevention and other social development themes.
This paper argues that HIV/AIDS stands education on its head. Education in a world with AIDS must be different from education in an AIDS free world. The content, process, methodology, role and organization of school education in a world with HIV/AIDS must be radically altered.
Report assesses impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector, addressing both the current situation and what can be expected: fewer school enrolments, decreased teacher supply, increased health costs straining governments and families.
On October 25-26, 2000, the Office of Women in Development in the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) sponsored the "Colloquium on Girls' Education: A Key Intervention Against HIV/AIDS and Its Effects?" in Washington, D.C.
This article documents the sources of STD and AIDS prevention messages for men in their 20s. It identifies the most common sources of information about AIDS and STDs for young men aged 22-26, the topics most frequently covered and the characteristics of men who receive information.
The report describes and discusses primary and secondary school-based HIV/AIDS and sexual reproductive health education in selected countries in the Asia and Pacific region.
This study compares, describes, and analyzes the impact of HIV/Aids on primary education in Kenya in terms of enrolment, participation, completion and drop-out rates of pupils in selected urban and rural case study schools in two districts, Homa Bay and Murang'a.
This is an outline of DFID's activites and strengths in preventive education for young people. The methodologies and policies that DFID uses and its priority areas in this field are highlighted.
Treatment for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection has enabled more children and youths to attend school and participate in school activities. Children and youths with HIV infection should receive the same education as those with other chronic illnesses.