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.
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
In Imo State, Nigeria, a local organisation is campaigning for funds to bring a free medical mission to a school for the deaf, to provide eye screenings as well as sexual health information. more
As an orphan living with HIV Alberic had no one to help him with his emergency hospital fees, but then his friends stepped in. more
Key Correspondent Owen Nyaka has been awarded ‘Best Paediatric and HIV Journalist of the Year’ by the Malawi Chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA). more
Around 14 per cent of adolescents in Nigeria are hearing impaired, yet their specific sexual health needs have long been ignored. more
A new book, published by Zambia’s National Museums Board, uses traditional stories and indigenous knowledge to educate young people about HIV and AIDS. more
At the age of 27 Tatenda* is a successful business entrepreneur, but he regrets the fact he never got to discuss sex and sexuality issues with his parents when growing up. more
TemariNet, a higher education project, is tackling HIV and unintended pregnancy in universities and colleges across Ethiopia. more