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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Zimbabwe: faith healing puts young people living with HIV at risk

Faith healing can have a huge impact on adolescents living with HIV with many defaulting on their medications after being told they have been healed s ...

Peers help young woman counter HIV stigma in Malawi

At one time, Masida Mhone, a young woman living with HIV in Malawi, couldn’t bear the stigma she faced from her peers and community. Today she has a m ...

My dreams when I was growing up with HIV

My story is an amazing story of growing with HIV and I want to encourage a generation of people born with HIV to speak up, share their experiences and ...

How will young sex workers benefit from new development goals?

As world leaders adopt new sustainable development goals this week, whether young marginalised people will really benefit from the gender equality and ...

Young people must play active role in new global development goals

As UN member states meet to discuss the post-2015 sustainable development goals is there a danger that young people most at risk from HIV will be left ...
Life after HIV status disclosure: good or bad?

Life after HIV status disclosure: good or bad?

Samantha Nyamayedenga explores how disclosing one’s HIV status to others, whether family, close friends or the community can benefit a young person li ...

How young people in Burundi are tackling HIV

On World Sexual Health Day (4 September), HIV youth advocates are highlighting the fact that the disease is the number one cause of adolescent deaths ...

Young people lead on HIV response in Burundi

Around the world many young people remain unaware of their HIV status, which is the second biggest cause of adolescent deaths. But in Burundi, young p ...

Towards a sustainable future: creating room for youths

A new global plan for sustainable development will take centre stage at this year’s United Nation’s General Assembly, but the role that young people w ...

Adolescents on HIV: our time to be heard

On International Youth Day, read about the challenges young people are facing in the context of the HIV epidemic and their call to be involved in glob ...
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