In Kenya, high poverty, insecurity, poor health outcomes, substance abuse and low levels of education make young people, especially girls, vulnerable to a variety of risks such as Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), other Sexually Transmitted I
This article investigates how well South Africa’s Child Support Grant (CSG) responds to the material and psychosocial needs of adolescents, and the resultant effects on schooling and risky behaviour.
Introduction: Individuals’ educational attainment has long been considered as a risk factor for HIV. However, little attention has been paid to the association between partner educational attainment and HIV infection.
Girls are vulnerable to HIV in part because the social systems in which they live have failed to protect them. This study evaluates a program aimed at making schools safe for girl learners in order to reduce girls’ vulnerability to HIV in Botswana, Malawi, and Mozambique.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) among youths represent an important public health challenge in developing countries. The incidence of HIV peaked in the 1990’s and saw a decline from 2005. What was done to prompt the decline?
Cette étude menée sur un échantillon représentatif montre que, dans le domaine de l’éducation à la sexualité et la prévention du SIDA, les enseignants sénégalais du moyen et du secondaire éprouvent de nombreuses difficultés.
El objetivo de este análisis es conocer a profundidad cómo las leyes y políticas afectan el acceso de adolescentes y jóvenes a información y servicios de salud sexual reproductiva (SSR) y al virus de inmunodeficiencia humana (VIH).
This study intends to evaluate the revised comprehensive sexuality education in primary and secondary school settings in Zambia.
This atlas includes a variety of practices and interventions pertaining to HIV/AIDS and adolescents in the LAC region.
Goal: To fast-track the HIV response to end new HIV infections, AIDS related deaths and stigma and discrimination in adolescents and young people. Objectives of this fast-track plan: 1. To reduce new HIV infections among adolescents and young people by 40%; 2.