It is generally accepted that the education sector has a significant role to play in the prevention of HIV infection, in the support of infected and affected people. HIV/AIDS must be considered core business for every educational institution.
Education International (EI) has been invited to present its report to the triennial meeting of the Expert Committee on the Application of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation on the Status of Teachers and the 1997 UNESCO Recommendation on the Status of Higher-Education Teaching Personnel (CEART) i
Southern Africa's rural and impoverished communities are some of the hardest hit by the HIV and AIDS pandemic. Large numbers of vulnerable children in these AIDS-affected communities struggle to access resources and services they desperately need and are entitled to.
The objectives of this policy are: to ensure a supportive work environment for staff infected and affected by HIV/AIDS; to eliminate stigma and discrimination in the workplace on the basis of real or perceived HIV status or vulnerability to HIV infection; to reduce the number of new infections am
Rhodes University commits itself to the creation of HIV and AIDS support structures directed at enhancing the health and welfare awareness of its whole community. This policy is designed to engage prevention programmes in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
The aim of this policy is to guide and direct the process of dealing with HIV and AIDS issues in the workplace at all levels in the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education.
Educators and researchers have long been aware that students experience homophobic incidents ranging from hearing "gay" used as a synonym for "stupid" or "worthless", to being insulted or assaulted because of their actual or perceived sexual or transgender identity.
This paper reports of the socio‐medical management of intersexuality in a teaching hospital in southern Brazil. Findings reveal that the ‘search for sex’ in the body treats sex as a medical‐diagnostic category constructed during decision‐making negotiations.
This paper outlines research that was conducted among students, parents, teachers and senior management teams in six secondary schools in the Greater Dublin area of Ireland. The research involved semi-structured interviews and observations.
We compared sexual-minority adolescents living in rural communities with their peers in urban areas in British Columbia, exploring differences in emotional health, victimization experiences, sexual behaviors, and substance use.