Involving Young People in Efforts to Combat HIV and AIDS in Africa: The Importance of Income-Generating Strategies

By Wendy Santis, Laurie Rosenblum, Cheryl Vince Whitman, and Anthony Bloome

Across Africa, the unemployment and HIV/AIDS infection rates are high among youth between ages 15 and 24. To inform and guide policymaking, EDCís report, Involving Young People in Efforts to Combat HIV and AIDS in Africa: The Importance of Income-Generating Strategies, explores the role of youth engagement and income-generating strategies in mitigating the devastating impact of HIV and. It describes innovative efforts to compensate youth for their work in HIV and AIDS prevention, treatment, and care throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Contact Info: Cheryl Vince Whitman (1-800-225-4276 x2300)

Published by: Education Development Center, Inc.

Download a copy of Involving Young People in Efforts to Combat HIV and AIDS in Africa: The Importance of Income-Generating Strategies (PDF, 1.25 MB): http://www.hhd.org/publications/global/hivaids_final_120407.pdf

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