Today, nearly forty million people are living with HIV. Experts agree that education could help limit the further spread of the pandemic. Yet many countries are slow to put in place a coherent HIV and AIDS prevention education plan.
In order to expand educational opportunities for girls and orphans and reduce their risk of contracting HIV infection, the Global AIDS Alliance recommends: Eliminate School-Related Fees.
Growing evidence shows that getting and keeping young people in school, particularly girls, dramatically lowers their vulnerability to HIV. By itself, merely attending primary school makes young people significantly less likely to contract HIV.
Este documento es un paquete informativo sobre infancia, adolescencia y VIH/SIDA en América Latina y el Caribe producido por la UNICEF en 2005.
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.
This workbook is designed to help you advocate for a comprehensive approach to combating HIV and AIDS in the education sector. The frameworks, examples and worksheets provided here will guide you in designing an advocacy strategy to inform and influence policymakers and your colleagues.
Governments in sub-Saharan Africa have failed to address the extraordinary barriers to education faced by children who are orphaned or otherwise affected by HIV/AIDS. An estimated 43 million school-age children do not attend school in the region.
Este boletín presenta quejas de organizaciones civiles en la CNDH por violación del derecho a la educación de niños y niñas VIH positivos, exigiendo que la SEP - Secretaría de Educación Pública -asuma su responsabilidad ante expulsiones basadas en la discriminación.