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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Young people speak out against stigma of youth condom use

Young people around the world are not receiving clear messages or support to use condoms to prevent HIV infection, according to delegates at the AIDS 2014 conference. more
July 25, 2014 0 Comments

Young people must play leading role in HIV advocacy

Delegates at the AIDS 2014 conference (20-25 July) are recognising that young people are the future and it is vital to empower them to take a leading role in the response to HIV. more
July 24, 2014 0 Comments

Children with HIV left behind in the race towards treatment for all

Ahead of this week’s 20th International AIDS Conference, experts have warned that children are being left behind in the goal to reach universal access to HIV treatment. more
July 23, 2014 0 Comments

Zambia focuses on young people for a more prosperous and AIDS-free generation

As people with HIV in Zambia are now living longer and healthier lives, the focus is shifting to young people and the opportunity to work towards an AIDS-free generation. more
July 3, 2014 0 Comments

Kenya: Teenagers with HIV rebel against drug regimen

The defaulter’s club in Kenya is not like any other club – it is a growing movement of teenagers born with HIV who deliberately take ‘holidays’ from their life-saving medication. more
July 1, 2014 2 Comments

My story: breaking the silence on HIV in India

I had to come out twice – first, as a gay person, then as HIV positive. The last five years of my life have been dedicated to fighting the stigma associated with HIV. more
June 25, 2014 1 Comments

The darker side of tourism in Kenya

Mtwapa is known as a party town of Kenya. But as tourism thrives, creating jobs in the region, there is a darker side; the sexual exploitation of minors. more
June 19, 2014 2 Comments

Henry’s story: “HIV has made me fearless”

At the age of 18 Henry, from Malawi, was shocked to discover he had been living with HIV all his life. Here, Henry talks about how he has come to terms with his status. more
June 10, 2014 1 Comments