Clearly, companies have a key role to play in tackling issues facing poor children around the world - HIV/AIDS, child labour and education.
This programme is included in the Source Book of HIV/AIDS Prevention Program that presents 13 case studies of good and promising practices of HIV/AIDS prevention programs in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The fact sheet presents the fact on HIV/AIDS among youth aged 13 to 24 in the United States and recommends effective strategies that may reduce sexual risk behaviours and prevent HIV and other STIs.
Technology resources increasingly link professionals working with reproductive health and HIV prevention programmes in developing countries. These same resources -- e-mail, CD-ROMs, listservs, the Internet, radio, and television -- hold great promise for reaching youth as well.
The booklet presents an overview of the crisis that HIV/AIDS has created in the lives of children and youth around the world and what can be done to help children affected by HIV/AIDS.
This issue concentrates on the questions of "What characterizes socially marginalized youth?", "What can be done to address the needs of socially marginalized youth?", and "What obstacles do programmes for socially marginalized youth face?"
This paper discusses the limitations of conventional Information, Education and Communication (IEC) approaches to HIV prevention and describes Stepping Stones, one approach which 1) is more holistic in recognising the location of HIV in a broader sexual and reproductive health (SRH) context; 2) e