The priority actions for Education and Orphans and Vulnerable Children elaborated in this paper are: to ensure access to education for all, including orphans and vulnerable children, through initiatives such as abolishing school fees, reducing hidden costs and opportunity costs, establishing comm
Cambodia is among the countries most severely affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Asia. In 2003, an estimated 123,100 adults in Cambodia were living with HIV/AIDS and 60,000 children were affected by HIV/AIDS.
This report is designed for policy makers and program managers and is essentially an informative advocacy document.
This report, published by UNIFEM, UNAIDS and UNFPA, is a call to action to address the triple threat of gender inequality, poverty and HIV/AIDS.
This report finds that, compared to the situation 20 years ago, young people are entering adolescence in better health and reaching puberty earlier. They are also more likely to attend school, more likely to postpone entering the labor force, and more likely to delay marriage and childbearing.
This thematic guide from Forced Migration Online provides an overview of key issues in reproductive health, focusing on both longer-term and emergency settings.
This report presents the findings of research proposed and implemented by a team of Shan and Karen researchers regarding girls and women who have migrated from Burma into domestic work in Thailand.
This document is a sumarry of the National Youth Risk Behaviour Survey 2003-2004 conducted by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports with the support of UNICEF and UNESCO. The aim of the survey was to assess the risk behaviour of young people between ages of 11 and 18.
Released in July 2004, ôCommunity Operated Youth Centres in Myanmarö is published as part of a series entitled Lessons Learned, which aims at documenting and disseminatng lessons learned from projects with good and promising practices.
This report provides a regional overview of adolescents' knowledge of HIV/AIDS and behaviors that put them at risk for or protect them from infection. It also examines the social and economic context of adolescents' lives.