Category: HIV, children and young people

Children and young people are the key to building strong and healthy communities but many are affected by HIV.

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Child death rate declines three times faster in Millennium Villages, Lancet study finds

Lancet findings on the nine Millennium Villages in Africa shows the under five mortality rate to be declining three times faster in these villages com ...

‘Child abuse rife in Zambian communities’ finds report

Children compromised by poverty and ill health face significant hurdles in securing even the most basic standards of survival and development, reports ...

The Japanese philanthropist supporting 90,000 orphans to get an education

KC Kityo James on Japanese philanthropist Yashomi Tamai's Ashinaga Foundation, which helps orphans across the world. ...

Vulnerable Ugandan children to benefit from Ush 625million vegetable growing scheme

Seeds and other gardening equipment are to be supplied to households in Kabarole district to help families looking after orphans and vulnerable childr ...

Early marriages hindering girl child education in Kabarole, Uganda

Many young girls are suffering due to early marriage. The imposition of a marriage partner upon a child means a girl’s childhood is cut short and thei ...

Makena’s story: child sexual abuse

KC Sidi Sarro meets Makena, a 16-year-old mother of two who was sexually abused by her father for 11 years. ...

Childhood tuberculosis neglected despite available remedies

Tuberculosis often goes undiagnosed in children from birth to 15 years old because they lack access to health services, or because health workers are ...

Teenage pregnancy still a challenge for Zambia

Emmanuel Chansa, Provincial AIDS Co-ordinator Advisor, revealed during a meeting of the Provincial AIDS Task Force that 68 girls at Chipata's Hillside ...

The Ugandan orphans living with HIV whose lives have been transformed

KC James Kityo meets the Ugandan children living positively with HIV due to the determination of a pastor and his wife. ...

You share my feelings: the tale of a child bride

Emaweyesh Kassie, 19 year old from Gonder, Northern Ethiopia married when she was six. Here, she shares her experience. ...
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