All posts tagged with: aids

Adolescents use smartphones to map and change their community

Publié 29 août 2013 no picture

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17 year old Daniela is somewhat of an expert on HIV/AIDS. She knows how the disease is transmitted and how to protect herself, and she shares this information with her friends. Daniela is one of 24 adolescents from the vulnerable neighbourhoods of Cité Plus and Village de Dieu in Port au Prince to have participated in the Voices of Youth Maps initiative. The adolescents mapped HIV risk and vulnerability catalysts in their communities, using smartphones to record the geo-locati...


Service--What is it?

Publié 1 novembre 2013 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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There are many poor, sick, underprivileged people in the world. Of course, all of us can say that we knew that. We can say that we saw it on the news one day or that our history teacher was discussing some vague issue in some ambiguous manner with us; but what are we doing about it? Poverty and suffering have a very obvious correlation that we can link with a slew of statistics and data. However, I'm not here to give you that litany of things. I'm here to do and help you do what...


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

Publié 8 décembre 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.


Back to basics: let's talk about sex!

Publié 8 décembre 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.


Views from an HIV/AIDS youth representative

Publié 8 décembre 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.


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

Publié 11 décembre 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.


Do condoms encourage young people to have sex more often?

Publié 11 décembre 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 Power of Media

Publié 2 février 2014 no picture alexcampili

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During my freshman year in high school, I wrote a research paper about the importance of social media in the Arab Spring. In it, I discussed the use of Twitter, Facebook, and other social media sites in organizing and campaigning in the revolution. Last spring, I saw a documentary entitled Blood Brother, at Sundance London, about an American who ventured to India and spent his time at an orphanage for children with HIV/AIDS. The movie conveyed, using a beautiful personal tale and s...


What is H.I.V/AIDS?

Publié 8 mars 2014 no picture shadreck-voy-zambia

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AIDS (Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is a disease caused by a virus called HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). The illness alters the immune system, making people much more vulnerable to infections and diseases. This susceptibility worsens as the disease progresses. HIV is found in the body fluids of an infected person (semen and vaginal fluids, blood and breast milk). The virus is passed from one person to another through blood-to-blood and sexual con...


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