Despite the progress made in the past 10 years, with a 46% decline in new HIV infections among young people (15–24 years), the world is still behind on achieving the targets set for young people.
A new advocacy initiative for adolescent girls’ education and empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa, backed by an unstoppable coalition for change led by adolescent girls and young women, is being launched in 2021.
The authors examine the effects of HIV-infection on school attendance in Zimbabwe using recent nationally representative data of 11,673 children aged 6–18 years. They employ a non-linear multivariate decomposition approach to examine how HIV affects gender gaps in school attendance.
The Caribbean region has the second highest prevalence of HIV infection in the world after sub-Saharan Africa.
This report focuses on the effects of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on rural communities in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries. The report is a collection of information on HIV/AIDS from various documents and websites.
The document discusses the processes and results of a multi-year research study jointly undertaken by ICRW, EngenderHealth, and Nepali partners. The project tested the effectiveness of the participatory approach in defining and addressing the reproductive health concerns of adolescents.
In Ethiopia, in 2003, 2.9 million adults and 250 000 children are living with HIV/AIDS. About 90% of the reported AIDS cases are between the age 20 and 49 and this age group is among the productive sector. However, research has revealed (UNESCO Prospect Vol. XXXIII No.
A recent Horizons study conducted jointly with two Dominican NGO - Centro de Orientación e Investigación Integral (COIN) and Centro de Promoción e Solidaridad Humana (CEPROSH) - and the National Program for the Control of STDs and AIDS (DIGECITSS) assessed the impact of two environmental-structur
Education has a pivotal role to play in HIV/AIDS prevention and mitigating its effects. The special responsibility of schools and teachers as role models and instructors has been acknowledged for more than 20 years.
This teachers handbook is intended to guide teachers of P3 and P4 in providing accurate information on sexuality to children. The handbook dispels myths and rumours by providing correct information on HIV and AIDS.