The HIV and AIDS School Club Initiative (HASCI) is a pilot component of the Malawi Teacher Training Activity (MTTA) project, supported through USAID/Malawi PEPFAR funds.
The paper examines the degree to which orphans and other vulnerable children is addressed in national development instruments in eastern and southern Africa, assuming that integration brings tangible benefits for orphans and vulnerable children.
This plan provides a framework for improving the sexual reproductive health of young people, and protecting them from HIV. The plan consists of five sections: background, policy and programming, goals and guiding principles, institutional framework and monitoring and evaluation.
Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV recognizes the vital role that sexuality plays in people's lives, and the importance of empowering people to make informed choices about their lives, love and intimacy.
In 2005, an estimated 48 million children aged 0-18 years, that is to say 12 percent of all children in sub-Saharan Africa, were orphans, and that number is expected to rise to 53 million by 2010.
This study is an article extracted from "Studies in family Planning", special issue on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Sub-Saharan Africa, published in December 2008.
The Theatre for a Change Malawi Seeding Project began in September 2007 after two preparatory visits and a viability pilot project in 2006, and after consultation with The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (Department of Teacher Education and Development, Education Methods Advisory Se
The article interrogates current international development constructs of childhood, rights, vulnerability, and schooling in light of the daily experiences of two Malawian children affected by HIV/AIDS.