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.

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Bangladesh: Photo Voice helps young people tell their stories

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
May 18, 2015 0 Comments

Video: campaign for medical outreach to school for the deaf

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
May 15, 2015 0 Comments

The cost of living: young Burundians pay for friend’s surgery

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
May 12, 2015 1 Comments

Key Correspondent receives Malawi media award

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
May 6, 2015 1 Comments

Hearing impaired adolescents excluded from sexual health education

Around 14 per cent of adolescents in Nigeria are hearing impaired, yet their specific sexual health needs have long been ignored. more
April 29, 2015 1 Comments

Zambia: traditional tales support sex education

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
April 27, 2015 0 Comments

Parental advice can fill gap in HIV response

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
April 17, 2015 0 Comments

Thousands of students reached with life-saving HIV information

TemariNet, a higher education project, is tackling HIV and unintended pregnancy in universities and colleges across Ethiopia. more
April 15, 2015 0 Comments