The catastrophe of HIV/AIDS (human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome) in Africa, which has already claimed over 18 million lives on that continent, has hit girls and women harder than boys and men.
A key condition of contraceptive security is a policy environment that enables forecasting, financing, procuring, and delivering contraceptives in a fair and equitable way to all women and men who need them.
At the dawn of the 21st century, the learning potential of children and young people in every country in the world is compromised b y conditions and behaviours that undermine the physical and emotional well-being that makes learning possible.
This document describes the challenges HIV and AIDS pose to higher education isntitutions in SADC countries from a theological, ethical and cultural perspective.
The handbook offers direction to activists working to ensure that it is permitted by law are safe and accessible, in accordance with international mandates.
The fact sheet first explains why good reproductive health for young people is important and then presents a situation of the reproductive lives of young people today.
In the decade ahead, HIV/AIDS is expected to kill ten times more people than conflict. In conflict situations, children and young people are most at risk from both HIV/AIDS infection and violence.