The provision of life-saving antiretroviral (ARV) treatment has emerged as a key component of the global response to HIV/AIDS, but very little is known about the impact of this intervention on the welfare of children in the households of treated persons.
The purpose of this note is to further update the data on teacher deaths in five high HIV prevalence countries, namely Botswana, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Zambia.
As the vulnerability of children living in communities affected by HIV/AIDS becomes a clear challenge, governments, international agencies, civil society, neighbourhoods, and families have mobilised to try to tackle the issues these children face.
This Insight is intended to advance the discussion on the impact of HIV and AIDS on children in three key ways: by drawing attention to the situation of children orphaned by AIDS and the limitations of current responses for the realization of their rights; by reviewing the options for the care of
In 2004, the World Health Organisation's Department of HIV/AIDS and the UK Department for International Development (DfID) supported the Safe Passages to Adulthood programme to develop a joint publication entitled HIV/AIDS prevention and care for especially vulnerable young people: a framewo
This paper was presented at the Plan - Waro colloquium on education, violence, conflict and peace perspectives in Africa, Yaoundé, Cameroun 6-10 March 2006. The paper outlines a Plan Uganda project on training teachers as Reproductive Health Educators and psycho-social counselors.
The long-term economic impacts of the AIDS epidemic on orphans have been major concerns in countries hit by the epidemic. Responding to these concerns, previous studies have investigated the schooling of orphans. Yet, few studies have investigated the impacts of orphan status into adulthood.
This policy brief builds on VSO's earlier work, Gendering AIDS: women, men, empowerment, mobilisation, and highlights the crisis in delivering equitable health care for people living with HIV & AIDS, and the overwhelming burden it places on women and girls.
Estudio - aún en desarrollo a la época de publicación deáeste documento-áen la población migrante mexicana, principalmente de origen rural, que se mueve entre México y Estados Unidos respecto a prevención y conductas de riesgo frente al VIH/SIDA.
Sex and HIV education programs that are based on a written curriculum and that are implemented among groups of youth in schools, clinics, or other community settings are a promising type of intervention to reduce adolescent sexual risk behaviors.