Violence against women and girls is an unacceptable violation of basic human rights. It also is so widespread that ending it must be a global public health priority. An estimated one in three women is beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused by an intimate partner during her lifetime.
Background: HIV-related stigmatisation and discrimination by young children towards their peers have important consequences at the individual level and for our response to the epidemic, yet research on this area is limited.
Objective: To investigate the prevalence and sexual behavioural dynamics of HIV infection in students of institutions of higher education (IHEs) as a guide to the design of a tailor-made HIV intervention programmes.
Estudio sobre la situación de las mujeres viviendo con VIH en México, que abarca su situación social, problemas de estigma y discriminación, epidemiología, sus parejas, redes sociales de apoyo y respuesta del gobierno y la sociedad civil a su problemática.
This paper illustrates how HIV/AIDS is affecting teachers as individuals and as professionals. Teachers are expected to play a major role in combating HIV/AIDS, but at the same time, the results of this study show that they are also being affected by the disease.
El presente estudio fue realizado por PROINFANCIA, con el apoyo de UNICEF en 2004.
Documento de investigación que busca elaborar una propuesta cuyo objetivo sea analizar los contextos socioeconómicos, culturales y políticos en que se da la migración y su relación con la vulnerabilidad de las poblaciones móviles hacia las ITS/ VIH/SIDA con el fin de identificar, desarrollar, imp
The Caribbean region has the second highest prevalence of HIV infection in the world after sub-Saharan Africa.
The document discusses the processes and results of a multi-year research study jointly undertaken by ICRW, EngenderHealth, and Nepali partners. The project tested the effectiveness of the participatory approach in defining and addressing the reproductive health concerns of adolescents.
In Ethiopia, in 2003, 2.9 million adults and 250 000 children are living with HIV/AIDS. About 90% of the reported AIDS cases are between the age 20 and 49 and this age group is among the productive sector. However, research has revealed (UNESCO Prospect Vol. XXXIII No.