Case Studies & Research

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2001

Youth and HIV/AIDS: can we avoid catastrophe?

Over 60 million people who have been infected with HIV in the past 20 years, about half became infected between the ages of 15 and 24. Today, nearly 12 million young people are living with HIV/AIDS. Young women are several times more likely than young men to be infected with HIV.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2002

The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Orphans and Programme and Policy Responses

As policymakers assess the growing weight of the orphans and children affected by the AIDS burden, there are key policy challenges apparent. This chapter will outline these challenges and attempt to offer some solutions, although the complexity of the debate makes such an analysis difficult.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2002

Limiting the Future Impact of HIV/AIDS on Children in Yunnan (China)

This document examines HIV/AIDS prevalence in Yunnan. The impact on children is still limited, although it is likely to rise over the next decade due to the absence of clear policy in this area. Social values prevent the problem from being tackled openly.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2002

The Impact of a Growing HIV/AIDS Epidemic on the Kenyan Children

This document gives an overview of the impact of HIV/AIDS on children in Kenya as well as looking at HIV/AIDS interventions. The results presented in this chapter are based on secondary data from relevant institutions, three mini surveys and simulation models.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2002

Report on Visit to Southeast Asia Region: HIV and education

This document sets out to consider how to establish MTSP policy and advocacy targets relating to HIV and education, with particular reference to education systems, educators and teacher educators and learners - particularly those affected by HIV/AIDS.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 1994

AIDS action: youth

In every country, there is great debate about how much young people should know about sex, if and when they should be sexually active, and whether condoms and other contraceptives should be available to them. But, whatever the debates, the facts remain: young people are increasingly at risk.