This guidance on sex and relationship education in schools replaces Circular 5/94.
The rate of HIV infection in Cambodia is the highest for all of South East Asia at present.
In October, 1999, UNESCO hosted a Round Table discussion on the plight of children whose parents have died from AIDS. This brought together representatives from some of the hardest hit countries, as well as NGOs in the field. The Round Table provided a platform for dialogue and exchange.
A list of priority actions developed in March 2000 by the Uganda AIDS Commission and its partners to promote the involvement of all sectors of society as Uganda scales up its response against HIV/AIDS.
Age-related data regularly show AIDS cases being at their lowest for boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 14. The low occurrence of AIDS among those aged 5-14 has led to children in this age range being regarded as constituting a "window of hope".
Drug use and HIV vulnerability remain issues of great concern for many countries in Asia and the Pacific because surveys indicate that in some geographical areas more than sixty per cent of all injecting drug users are HIV-positive.
Developing effective interventions to mitigate the devastation of HIV/AIDS causes among children and families requires giving careful attention to both ends of the epidemic's spectrum of impacts.
A report of the Workshop on Essential Questions, Essential Tools convened in Cairo, Egypt, 13-14 October 1999, by Population Council, and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) to learn more about the nature of both younger and older adolescents; work experience, and to differentia
The report identifies the principal findings from each of the three studies along with policy and practice implication. The three studies are: Young people and risk-taking in sexual relations; Community responses to AIDS; Use of the female condom: genders relations and sexual negotiation.
This Study Guide contains a structured framework for group learning sessions, designed to help and resource group leaders who intend to undertake HIV/AIDS awareness building.