In the Philippines, some 100,000 to 500,000 minors younger than 18 are estimated to be involved in the sex industry.
Case Studies & Research
This study tests the hypothesis suggested by many smaller studies that young people prefer to use private providers to access contraceptive methods.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From the Foreword. Knowledge-based development is one of the strategies of the UNDP South East Asia HIV and Development (UNDP-SEAHIV) project in its technical assistance to countries. The goal is to strengthen countries' capacity to effectively combat the HIV/ AIDS epidemic.
The study undertaken by the POLICY Project to examine what it means operationally to integrate gender into an ARH policy project.