Gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to make healthy choices about sexual behavior as adolescent learners transition to young adulthood is key to controlling the potentially devastating effects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Results from a randomized experiment conducted with teenage schoolgirls in Cameroon suggest that HIV prevention interventions can be effective at reducing the incidence of teen pregnancy in the following 9-12 months by over 25 percent.
The report provides understanding of socio-cultural research (SRC) for programming purposes in the area of population and reproductive health. The first part of the report introduces the concept of SCR and the rationale for its use in population and RH programmes.
On October 23, 2001, more than 100 people gathered at Peace Corps headquarters in Washington, D.C., for the third in a series of Town Hall Meetings to address the needs of orphans and vulnerable children in developing countries.
The Implementation Plan of Tirisano is a five year plan that provides the political mandate for South Africa's Department of Education.
The Helping Each other Act Responsibly Together Campaign, designed specifically for youth and by youth, informs young people about HIV/AIDS, discusses ways to protect themselves from HIV/AIDS and promotes abstinence and condom use.
This paper provides an overview of some of the most pressing concerns countries within ECOWAS and their partners will face over the next five to ten years as the rate of adult HIV/AIDS infection climbs to critical levels.
Senior Experts Conference on HIV/AIDS and Education in ECOWAS (West African Economic Community) Countries: Towards a Regional Mobilisation, March 19 to 24, 2001, Accra, Ghana
From 3 to 5 December 2001, some 55 participants gathered at the meeting facilities of ICRAF (the International Center for Research in Agroforestry) in Nairobi, Kenya, for a workshop to discuss the extent and impacts of the HIV/AIDS crisis in East Africa, with special reference to universities, re
Enrolment is the single most important statistic in education, given its impact on every other element of supply and demand.