UNAIDS

19 Apr, 2016

UNAIDS Interview: Snapchat becomes hotline for abusive relationships

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From UNAIDS Asia-Pacific  We hear a lot about cyber stalking and cyber violence and the dangers of social media for young people in relationships. However an entrepreneurial young group from India is exploiting the power of Snapchat, a popular smartphone app among teenagers, to provide counselling to young women and men in abusive relationships on

28 Apr, 2015

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

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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

18 Feb, 2015

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

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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

3 Sep, 2013

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

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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