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    Planning and Support Tool for Empowering Approaches to SRHR Education with Young People

    This evidence and rights-based Planning and Support Tool helps organisations to identify how and what they can improve in order to have high quality HIV prevention and SRHR education programmes for young people in place. The fully revised second edition of this practical tool captures all up to date research findings and translated this evidence for practical use. The tool can be used to plan new interventions, but also to analyse existing interventions. The first edition of the tool is also available in French and Portuguese. more

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  • The Organisational Impacts of HIV/AIDS on CSOs in Africa

    HIV/AIDS is having a silent but signifi cant impact on the organisational capacity of civil society organisations (CSOs) in sub-Saharan Africa. HIV/AIDS increases internal costs due to higher medical and insurance expenditure, and reduces productivity through the loss of valuable staff and management time for sickness, care and funerals. This impact might be so severe as to threaten the very survival of many CSOs over the next few years. To date, we have had no information as to how serious a problem HIV/AIDS is for CSOs. more

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  • Lessons from the Children and AIDS Regional Initiative (CARI): Child- and HIVsensitive social protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

    The Children and AIDS Regional Initiative (CARI) can be considered to have built on that momentum. The initiative represented is a five-year programme (2006-2011) to improve the wellbeing of orphans and children affected and made vulnerable by HIV and AIDS in terms of a large array of issues including health, education and child protection. CARI was funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Australian Government’s overseas AID programme (AusAID), operated under a shared logical framework and was overseen by the United Nations Childrens Fund’s Eastern and Southern Africa regional office (UNICEF ESARO). The programme supported initiatives and interventions that respond to the needs of children affected by HIV and AIDS in nine different countries in the Eastern and Southern Africa region, including Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Tanzania. more

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