This is paper is a presentation on the vulnerability of youth to HIV/AIDS based on statistics and the risk factors that increase their vulnerability to the epidemic. It offers different policies and strategies to aid policy makers in risk reduction.
This document looks at the impact and consequences of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on children. Different responses to the OVC crisis are put forward such as promoting public awareness and mobilising leadership and resources.
Summarizes findings from a four-country, diagnostic study in Burkina Faso, Ecuador, Zambia, and Maharashtra State, India, that examined the conditions that foster the involvement of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA) in NGO service delivery. Available in English or French.
This module is based on an analysis of information from two kinds of sources. The first is a review of current literature on OVC and their access to basic education.
The main objectives of this study were to: ascertain how far existing government and informal hostels catered for the needs of orphans and vulnerable children; assess the merits of alternatives to hostels; present an analysis of factors determining the success/failure of current community hostels
The main objective of the assessment was to obtain an in depth understanding of the orphan care issues that were important to people in the community and to identify obstacles to education, health care and voluntary counseling and testing for HIV (VCT).
This document outlines the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic that has plunged millions of children into orphanhood and poverty. It also discusses how families and communities are coping and puts forward structures for responding to the crisis.
This document presents an overview for action to help children in difficult circumstances overcome the discrimination and hardships brought about by HIV/AIDS.
This is a report that aims at examining correlations between the HIV AIDS pandemic and child labour in Zambia. It assesses the extend to which HIV AIDS has had an impact on child labour. It analyses the impact of HIV/AIDS related child labour on the welfare of children, health, education.
Children on the Brink 2002 contains statistics on children orphaned by HIV/AIDS from 88 countries, analysis of the trends found in those statistics, and strategies and principles for helping the children.