Link Up

As part of this programme, Key Correspondents are being trained to report the stories that matter most to young people when it comes to their sexual and reproductive health and rights. In many instances, the correspondents are young people themselves and are being empowered through Link Up to advocate on sexual and reproductive health issues to influence within their own community and at national and international levels.

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Nalia’s story: adolescents who sell sex in Ethiopia

When Nalia left her village for Addis Ababa, she expected to find a job and send money home to her family. Aged just 13, her choices were limited and she started selling sex. more
February 23, 2015 1 Comments

How the HIV response is failing teens across Southern Africa

Adolescents across Southern Africa face barriers to HIV prevention and treatment, contributing to increasing AIDS-related deaths in this age group. more
February 22, 2015 0 Comments

Are adolescents an invisible generation in HIV response?

As UNICEF and UNAIDS launch the All In to end Adolescent AIDS campaign, Owen Nyaka asks will it make a difference to the invisible generation of adolescents living with HIV? more
February 21, 2015 0 Comments

How poverty and stigma are hindering HIV treatment for Uganda’s adolescents

Stigma, poverty and lack of opportunities is creating a vicious cycle in Uganda, blighting the chances of young people and putting the health of the next generation at risk. more
February 20, 2015 0 Comments

Youth must be central to new campaign to end AIDS

Leaders from around the world met in Nairobi on 17 February, to launch a new global campaign to tackle adolescent AIDS, the second leading cause of death among teens globally. more
February 18, 2015 0 Comments

New platform for action on adolescent AIDS must tackle disclosure

As leaders from around the world gather in Nairobi to launch ‘All In’ to end adolescent AIDS, Lucy Maroncha explores the issue of HIV disclosure, a key issue this initiative must tackle. more
February 17, 2015 0 Comments

“Why I am not scared of knowing my HIV status”

As UNAIDS and UNICEF launch All In! on 17 February, a global initiative to reduce the unnecessary deaths of adolescents living with HIV, this is the first in a series of stories on this issue. more
February 16, 2015 0 Comments

Young Zimbabwean spreads the word on living positively

Life for Kelvin Makura has been a tale of two challenges to which he has adapted in a positive way: living with both HIV and a physical disability resulting from stunted growth. more
December 11, 2014 0 Comments