The overall purpose of the rapid assessment and response (RAR) is to improve health of vulnerable young people (10-24 years, in particular drug users, sex workers and mobile population), reduce vulnerability and strengthen prevention, through targeted interventions that will aim to minimise the i
In 1999, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded a five-year programme of research into young people's sexual and reproductive health in poorer country settings.Entitled the Safe Passages to Adulthood programme, and co-ordinated jointly by the centre for Sexual Health R
This chapter examines HIV/AIDS prevalence in Yunnan. The impact on children is still limited, although it is likely to rise over the next decade due to the absence of clear policy in this area. Social values prevent the problem from being tackled openly.
This booklet describes the adolescent population of fourteen countries in terms of their demographic profile such as their poulation size, age of marriage, educational attainment, employment, and health, among others.
The publication is divided into seven sections: Section 1 - Background: who this guide is for and why; Section 2 - Beliefs about health; Section 3 - Understanding young people and sex; Section 4 - Working with and involving others; Section 5 - Preparing and planning the study; Section 6 - Collec
This is a summary of the book: "Emerging Answers," that provides a review of research based information aimed at helping communities make good decisions about preventing teen pregnancy.
Knowledge-based development is one of the strategies of the UNDP South East Asia HIV and Development (UNDP-SEAHIV) project in its technical assistance to countries. The goal is to strengthen countries' capacity to effectively combat the HIV/ AIDS epidemic.
The case study describes the demographic characteristics of the People's Republic of China's adolescent population; documents their programmes in responding to problems associated with adolescent reproductive health; highlights the advocacy and IEC strategies used to promote the ARH mes
Drug use and HIV vulnerability remain issues of great concern for many countries in Asia and the Pacific because surveys indicate that in some geographical areas more than sixty per cent of all injecting drug users are HIV-positive.
The book examines key areas in population field in relation to education. Sexuality, reproductive rights and health, violence, fertility, ageing, gender relations and AIDS education are some of the themes explored in the book.