This Protocol is a part of Oxfam's efforts to promote the provision of community based sexual, reproductive health and HIV services for young people in the rural and tribal areas.
This protocol has been developed to meet a need for guidance on counseling of children and their parents/guardians about HIV/AIDS in 30 USAID/FHI projects with orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) under the IMPACT project in India.
This mapping exercise was conducted because impact mitigation, and particularly support to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), is seen as one of the "unfinished agendas" for the country and a top priority in the HIV and AIDS response.
For children affected by HIV and AIDS, the risks of poverty and loss of livelihood are compounded by the risk of losing family care - their first line of protection. While cash transfers alone are not the solution, they can be an important element of an overall care package for children.
This module is based on an analysis of information from two kinds of sources. The first is a review of current literature on OVC and their access to basic education.
This document presents an overview for action to help children in difficult circumstances overcome the discrimination and hardships brought about by HIV/AIDS.
The main objective of the assessment was to obtain an in depth understanding of the orphan care issues that were important to people in the community and to identify obstacles to education, health care and voluntary counseling and testing for HIV (VCT).
This compilation is a collection of publications that are focused on the provision of education to those who are affected by HIV/AIDS including OVCs who are subject to abuse and sexual violence amongst other things, besides losing family to the disease.
This compilation is a collection of materials that discuss the impact and problem of HIV/AIDS on Children in Africa. The report gives a literature review on the impact of HIV/AIDS on children and principles to guide programming for orphans and other children affected by HIV/AIDS.