There is an unrecognised crisis in the education of pregnant schoolgirls and schoolgirl mothers. Girls leaving school due to pregnancy are not reported in official statistics. This has serious consequences in terms of resource allocation and planning of service provision.
After more than twenty years of programming and activism aimed at stemming the sexual transmission of HIV (and addressing the needs of those most vulnerable to infection) the HIV/AIDS epidemic continues to grow worldwide.
This research study investigated the correlation between HIV knowledge and testing.
Los jóvenes y el VIH/sida en América Latina. Descripción general de su situación y las políticas que sugiere la International Planned Parenthood Federation para, junto a ellos, responder a la epidemia de VIH/sida. Se describen también enfoques y acciones realizadas por esta organización.
This paper draws attention to the gendered nature of violence in schools.
Health education has long been seen as vital to curb the HIV and AIDS epidemic. Schools in Mexico had integrated topics related to sexuality and HIV/AIDS into school health programs, but this led to resistance from certain political and social actors.
The implementation and evaluation of a peer education and support programme in secondary schools to prevent and reduce high-risk sexual behaviour amongst adolescents is discussed.The aims of the programme were to provide accurate information about HIV/AIDS, discuss and reconsider peer group norms
UNOPA (the National Union of Organizations of Persons Infected/Affected by HIV/AIDS in Romania) is concerned with the fact that HIV-positive youth lack sufficient knowledge and skills that might help them adopt risk-free behaviors in terms of reproductive health, all the more so that HIV-positive
This report looks at data from a multistage probability sample of 1,093 Croatian youth aged 18-24 years in 2005.
Review of evaluated programs shows well-designed programs work, but implementation issues remain challenging. Recent research has confirmed and expanded earlier findings concerning the positive impacts of reproductive health (RH) and HIV education programs.