The Mae Chan community response to HIV/AIDS has been chosen and documented by the United Nations Joint Programme on AIDS as a "good practice" example.
This is a paper articulating HIV and Education and attempts to set out particular significant issues for education practitioners and researchers.
This report on the baseline data from three countries (Mexico, Thailand and South Africa) provides information on the HIV-prevention needs of school-based youth.
The HIV infection rate in Southern Africa is among the highest in the world. Despite the availability of information on the AIDS pandemic, people are still not changing their behaviour said Elizabeth Lwange of UNDP, Mbabane.
In response to the long-term strategies proposed by the Inter-Agency Working Group, this paper lists short-term initiatives that can be done by agencies and countries working together.
The role gender relations play in the spread of the virus has gained increasing recognition. For example, women worldwide are less likely than men to be able to control whether, when and how sex takes place.
The IIEP HIV/AIDS Forum was conceived with two themes in mind - of information sharing and of community building.
Over 60 million people who have been infected with HIV in the past 20 years, about half became infected between the ages of 15 and 24. Today, nearly 12 million young people are living with HIV/AIDS. Young women are several times more likely than young men to be infected with HIV.
In the Philippines, some 100,000 to 500,000 minors younger than 18 are estimated to be involved in the sex industry.
The report summarizes the findings from a survey carried out by the Media Services International (MSI) on behalf of UNICEF Nepal. A total of 1400 teenagers randomly selected from across Nepal's five development regions were interviewed and their answers analyzed.