HIV, children and young people
From the effect under-resourced hospitals have on child health to what life is like for families affected by HIV, Key Correspondents document the experiences of children and young people living in their communities.
They also report the day-to-day experiences of children and young people living with HIV as well as the everyday reality of early pregnancy, sexual exploitation and forced marriage.
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 people are leading the way to address this issue. more
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 will play is still unclear. more
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 global decision making. more
Susiku Mwana’gombe has led an extraordinary life since embarking on a programme to help people living with HIV and orphaned children in Zambia’s tourist city, Livingstone. more
Now I’ve had time to reflect on what I heard at the International AIDS Conference, held in Vancouver last month, I have a glass half empty feeling. more
Uganda’s SUNRISE project, managed by the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, has helped more than 374,000 orphans and vulnerable children over the last five years. more
My name is Sungano Bondayi, I was born in 1989 in Zimbabwe, and I was born with HIV. This is a digitial media story I made about my life. more
Listening to the voices of young people is one of the major themes of the post-2015 development agenda, but does this include a diversity of voices? more