This document offers a set of guiding principles upon which to develop an expanded response to children and adolescents affected by HIV/AIDS. It is hoped that it will enrich discussions among stakeholders at all national and international levels.
This note highlights the increasing risk of young people to HIV infection.
This study aims to contribute to the understanding of the problem of orphans and vulnerable children. It evaluates the impact of the crisis on the educational and nutritional status of orphans.
This study provides a qualitative analysis of the circumstances and consequences of parental caregiving to adult children with AIDS in Thailand. The analysis is based on 20 open-ended interviews, mainly with parents of an adult son or daughter who died of AIDS within the few prior years.
This paper has been written to meet the need for guidance, expressed by our field colleagues in Africa, on how to introduce and implement HIV/AIDS education in our refugee programmes targeting youth.
In Uganda, PLAN International, Makerere University, and the Horizons Program performed a study to assess the impact of an orphan support program on the physical, educational, and emotional wellbeing of children.
HIV/AIDS is currently one of the biggest threats to children and adults worldwide with over 36 million people infected with HIV, of which 1.4 million are children.
This is a guide for HIV-positive people who are considering speaking out in person, to any group of people about their experience of living with HIV.
From the Foreword. 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.
This issue of Digest focuses on early marriages that take place under the age of 18 - the upper limit for protection under the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child.