Africa's Orphaned and Vulnerable Generations: Children affected by AIDS shows how the AIDS epidemic continues to affect children disproportionately and in many harmful ways, making them more vulnerable than other children, leaving many of them orphaned and threatening their survival.
This material was prepared as part of UNESCO's contribution to the 2004 World AIDS Campaign "Girls, Women, HIV and AIDS", aimed at enhancing capacity of the education system to deal with the impact of the HIV/AIDS on quality education, and quality education's response to it.
The world must take urgent account of the specific impact of AIDS on children, or there will be no chance of meeting Millennium Development Goals (MDG) 6 - to halt and begin to reverse the spread of the disease by 2015.
Universal primary education (UPE) could save at least 7 million young people from contracting HIV over a decade. However, without dramatic increases in aid to education, Africa will not be able to get every child into school for another 150 years.
This paper is one of a series that deal in greater depth with selected complex issues broached in the Working Paper prepared by UNICEF and International Social Service on Improving Protection for Children without Parental Care: a Call for International Standards.
This programme is included in the Source Book of HIV/AIDS Prevention Program that presents 13 case studies of good and promising practices of HIV/AIDS prevention programs in Sub-Saharan Africa.
After describing the international consensus reached in Beijing about empowering women and ending gender inequality, and defining key human rights concepts, the report examines key issues related to reproductive health and rights that affect women throughout their lives.
Joli coeur est l'adaptation d'une pièce de théâtre "Attention aux apparences", écrite par les élèves de Dabou (Côte d'Ivoire) à l'initiative du Comité de Lutte contre le Sida de Dabou.
Ce documentaire, fait en 1993, donne un aperçu des expériences d'éducation scolaire pour la prévention du Sida menées dans le monde, parfois avec l'aide de l'UNESCO et de l'OMS.