Both general education and HIV and AIDS-related education have a role to play in protecting girls from infection.
We examined the association of orphanhood and completion of compulsory school education among young people in South Africa. In South Africa, school attendance is compulsory through grade 9, which should be completed before age 16.
Education has a pivotal role to play in HIV/AIDS prevention and mitigating its effects. The special responsibility of schools and teachers as role models and instructors has been acknowledged for more than 20 years.
Une consultation des jeunes sur le VIH/SIDA, avec pour thème central : « Mobilisation de la jeunesse pour le changement de comportement», a été organisée à Bujumbura, au Burundi, du 19 au 21 octobre 2004 par le Bureau Régional de l'UNESCO à Nairobi.
The objective of the seminar was to exchange successful experiences carried out on education for preventing HIVAIDS at the Central American level and; to generate regional strategies for advancing the prevention action with high impact within the framework of the national Education for all plans.
Plenary presentation by Mary Crewe, Centre for the Study of AIDS - University of Pretoria, at the XV International AIDS Conference in Bangkok, 11-16 July 2004.
This a brief summary of the Sub- Regional Colloquium meeting held in Harare in Zimbabwe 2004. The main objectives of this meeting was to share on various aspects affecting the education sector-teachers in particular.
The workshop on the 'Role of Faith-Based Organisations in Adult Education' was convened with support from UNESCO from 6th - 7th, July 2004.The purpose was to sensitise and mobilise support for the national literacy survey and build consensus on ways of revamping adult education and lite
HIV/AIDS has hit Africa hard with infection rates are as high as 36 per cent in Botswana and 38 per cent in Swaziland.
Sous l'égide du ROCARE en partenariat aux IIPE-UNESCO s'est tenu à Bamako du 16 au 18 juin 2004 à l'hôtel Résidence Bouna un atelier sous-régional (Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre) sur le thème: Réponses de la Recherche face à l'impact du VIH/SIDA sur les systèmes éducati