Sexuality education programming set to reach millions of young people across eastern and southern Africa

Young people in eastern and southern Africa, like many of their peers around the world, often receive conflicting and inaccurate information about sex. This can lead to badly informed decisions about how, when or with whom to have sex and how to protect themselves against HIV. 

With support from UNAIDS, UNESCO and SAfAIDS a major regional […]

28 April 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Leaders from around the world are All In to end the AIDS epidemic among adolescents

NAIROBI, 17 February 2015—While major advances have been made in almost every area of the response to HIV, progress for adolescents is falling behind, said leaders in the global response to end the AIDS epidemic.
AIDS has become the leading cause of death for adolescents in Africa and the second leading cause of death among adolescents […]

18 February 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Tool launched for young people to join in the fight against AIDS, TB, and Malaria

7 August 2014|News for Youth, Opportunities for Youth|

Crowdsourcing initiative on youth in the post-2015 development agenda launched today

18 February 2014|News for Youth, News Stories|

Statement by the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth: Take action on World AIDS Day!

1 December 2013|Envoy’s news, News Stories|

UN Envoy on Youth visits SOS Villages- South Africa

6 October 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

Young People to Lead a New Wave of Community Mobilization and Political Advocacy against AIDS – CrowdOutAids Strategy

4 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Changes in Peru’s Penal Code will Enable More Young People to Access HIV Services

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 […]

3 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Youth Organizations Form a Pact for Social Transformation in the AIDS Response

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 […]

1 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

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 […]

31 August 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|