All posts tagged with: ICASA

Sky not the Limit

Posted February 6, 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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'At a tender age of 20, he has achieved so much not only for himself, but for the country as well. Today, he is known as the United Nations International Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) Youth Ambassador, and youth reporter for the Children’s Radio Foundation of South Africa. Born to parents William and Hilda Kaoma on December 27, 1993 in Kitwe, Brighton is a shining example of a youth who is living his dreams.' - Times of Zambia Newspaper, 25th- January, 2014. Follow the...


Young Reporters become Global Citizens for change

Posted December 12, 2013 no picture Pontso SA

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Voices of Youth Kicks off in South Africa During the month of November, some of the young reporters were introduced to VOY Connect. This was done during the radio production trainings that were organized by Children's Radio Foundation, together with UNICEF. The young reporters were trained and guided on how to make a global impact with their stories by participating on VOY Connect. They learned what VOY Connect is; the importance of making their voices heard globally using diff...


Do condoms encourage young people to have sex more often?

Posted December 11, 2013 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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After attending a discussion on whether condoms encourage young people to have sex more often at the 2013 International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA), Children's radio Foundation Youth Reporter Masinga caught up with a a youth delegate to find out what her answer is to this questions.


The challenges sex workers face in protecting themselves against HIV and STIs

Posted December 11, 2013 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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Patience is a sex worker from Zimbabwe. She shared some of the challenges sex workers face in protecting themselves against HIV and STIs as well as the problems they face when seeking treatment with Children's Radio Foundation Youth Reporter Yoliswa.


Six vibrant Young Reporters Cover ICASA 2013 in South Africa.

Posted December 9, 2013 Avatar Brighton Kaoma

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Young people remain at the centre of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in terms of rates of infection, vulnerability, impact, and potential for change. They have grown up in a world changed by AIDS but many still lack comprehensive and correct knowledge about how to prevent HIV infection. This situation persists even though the world has agreed that young people have the human right to education, information and services that could protect them from harm. Young people are disproportionatel...


Are cash transfers the answer to behavioral change in young people?

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Yemisrach Mesfin from Ethiopia shares her opinion on whether the method of using cash transfers will work to change young people's behavior towards HIV and AIDS. She feels it's an option, but not a sustainable one for young women in Africa.


Views from an HIV/AIDS youth representative

Posted December 8, 2013 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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Youth Reporter Yoliswa caught up with Annah Sango after presenting as one of the key speakers at the opening of the ICASA Pre Youth Conference. 25 year old Annah is a youth representative from Zimbabwe for the International Community of Women living with HIV and AIDS.


Back to basics: let's talk about sex!

Posted December 8, 2013 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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Youth Reporter Brighton caught up with Nazo after she chaired and presented in a discussion entitled 'Teaching and Learning: young people and sex education'. Nazo shares her thoughts on how before we can teach young people about how to practice safe sex we first need to talk about sex and sexuality in a way that affirms and does not bring shame.


Youth Reporter Masinga finds out more from an HIV/AIDS Specialist

Posted December 8, 2013 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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Children's Radio Foundation Youth Reporter Masinga sat down with Rick Olsen, a UNICEF specialist in HIV/AIDs for Eastern and Southern Africa. Masinga found out more about what key message Rick has for youth delegates at ICASA and what advice he would give to young people having unprotected sex.


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