The Constitutional Tribunal of Peru is amending the Article 173 in its penal code which for many years had criminalized consensual sexual activity among young people. Sentencing was particularly severe with adolescents facing up to 30 years in prison. Article 173 of the penal code was also preventing young people from accessing essential health and […]
AIDS activism has radically changed since the beginning of the epidemic. Young activists in countries around the world are increasingly demanding HIV services to be tailored to their needs and claiming their seat at the decision-making table. In order to reach these young activists, UNAIDS organized the meeting “Youth and UNAIDS: A pact for social […]
University of Senghor Master’s Degree Programme in International Health Includes Module on HIV for Second Year Running
More than 35 students from 22 countries across sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, Haiti and France have completed a course on HIV as part of their Master’s Degree in International Health at the Senghor University based in Alexandria.
This is the second year that students have participated in the programme. The module was […]
As the pressure for better living conditions rises in the camps in the Harad district of Yemen, UNAIDS seeks to raise HIV awareness among displaced youth.
The Harad camps host more than 130,000 people affected by long civil unrest in Yemen. To survive, many people walk the seven kilometers to the boarder of Saudi Arabia, hoping […]