|HIV/AIDS Education Databanks
It looks at how the country's political, religious and community authorities responded to the threat of the disease, and examines whether that reaction had any effect on people's behaviour and, ultimately, on the country's HIV infection rates.
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Acting early to prevent AIDS: The case of Senegal
By UNAIDS, 1999
This paper describes the experience of Senegal that has maintained one of the lowest infection rates in sub-Saharan Africa. It discusses Senegal's social organization, health sector, marriage patterns and prostitution situation before HIV/AIDS began its rapid spread across much of Africa.
Integrating HIV/STD prevention in the school setting: a position paper
By UNAIDS inter agency agency working group, 1997
This position paper addresses how HIV/STD-related programmes should be integrated into the school system, whether through education about reproductive health, life skills or other important health issues. It also discusses the development and monitoring of policies that are essential for effective programmes, and provides information on how young people can learn to cope with the increasingly complex demands of relationships.
Learning and teaching about AIDS at school
By UNAIDS, 1997
AIDS education in school is often denied to children and young people because it is considered too controversial or it is difficult to find a place for it in an already overcrowded school curriculum. This document examines the challenges affecting the implementation of AIDS education in schools. It also documents effective responses, which include creating a partnership between policy-makers, religious and community leaders, parents and teachers.
Lessons for life: HIV/AIDS and lifeskills education in schools
By Casey, Neil; Thorn, Anna; Fransen, Lieve, ed., 1999
This guide is dedicated to those who prepare and implement life skills interventions in developing countries (educational policymakers, head teachers, NGOs, etc...) and provides them tools they need, such as a broad and client-based needs assessment, information interventions, effective educational policy interventions, to develop and make national-scale life skills education projects/programmes that include sexual behaviour and HIV/AIDS information, more effective and motivating for young people and to take into consideration local knowledge and culture to adapt interventions to specific circumstances.
Taking steps of courage: teaching adolescents about sexuality and gender in Nigeria and Cameroon
By International Women's Health Coalition, 2000
The document describes gender-sensitive approaches to sexuality and provides a selected programme examples based on IWHC-supported work.
Also see IBE Global Curriculum Bank for HIV/AIDS Preventive Education
| HIV/AIDS Education Isn't Only for Health Class! - by Gary Hopkins|
08/01/1997 A special multidisciplinary curriculum has transported HIV/AIDS education out of it relegated position in America's school health classes and moved it into other areas of the curriculum where it belongs!>> More
|Country Profile: Malaysia - by The Thomas Coram Research Unit; the National Centre in HIV Social Research (University of New South Wales, Australia)|
|Country profile: Indonesia - by The Thomas Coram Research Unit; the National Centre in HIV Social Research (University of New South Wales, Australia)|
|Country profile: China - by The Thomas Coram Research Unit; the National Centre in HIV Social Research (University of New South Wales, Australia)|
This document and the one of Indonesia and Malaysia, below mentioned, form a part in an survey of school-based sex education in 12 South East Asian countries. This work has enabled the identification of present practices and curricular emphases at primary and secondary levels, as well in the field of teacher education. This preliminary work has demonstrated the feasibility of attempting assessments of school based education in sex, sexuality and relationships. More
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