A goal of orphan and vulnerable children (OVC) programs is to improve wellbeing. Yet, measuring wellbeing has proven to be an elusive concept for many engaged in OVC programming.
Start with a Girl: A New Agenda for Global Health sheds light on the realities of girls' health and wellbeing in developing countries, on the links between the health of girls and the prospects for their families, and on the specific actions that will improve health prospects for millions.
The Adolescent and Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH) Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings provides information and guidance to advocate for ASRH and implement adolescent-inclusive SRH interventions.
The purpose of this desk-based research was to review policy with respect to the education of HIV-positive children and to examine how their education can be encouraged and supported in primary and secondary school settings.
Over the past 15 years, girls' education in the developing world has been a story of progress.
This resource is part of IPPF's Inspire pack, which offers standards, guidelines and self-assessment guidance on a variety of strategies and activities that contribute to rights-based and comprehensive sexual and reproductive health programming for young people.
In an attempt to fill the knowledge gaps on the impact of care and support strategies for orphans and vulnerable children, MEASURE Evaluation is conducting targeted evaluations of five OVC programs in five unique settings, two in Kenya and three in Tanzania.
Increasing adult mortality due to AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa raises considerable concerns about the welfare of surviving children. Studies have found substantial variability across countries in the negative impacts of orphanhood on child health and education.
To implement the education sector's comprehensive response to HIV, the Ministry of Education Jamaica, in its National Policy for the Management of HIV/AIDS in Schools, recommends that every school in Jamaica establish a Health Advisory Committee.
Malawi has had a rising population of orphans and vulnerable children who are reported to lack care, food, educational opportunities and adult role models.