Adolescent Girls & Young Women

Girls Achieve Power (GAP) Year

The project aims at educating young girls about HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health and gender norms. Watch the video below and for more information, contact Saiqa Mullick, smullick@wrhi.ac.za or Nicolette Naidoo, nnaidoo@wrhi.ac.za...

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Working together to strengthen HIV programming for adolescent girls and young women.

AVIWE, meaning they have been heard in Xhosa, is a project based on the realisation that HIV prevention, care and treatment outcomes in adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in South Africa can be maximised through strengthening programmes targeting this vulnerable population.

The AVIWE website is a living and dynamic online space that is kept up-to-date with evidence-informed practices, resources and training material in the realm of HIV prevention, care and treatment for adolescent girls and young women in South Africa. Connect to the clearinghouse to engage with these practices, resources and materials.

Strategic Interventions

Knowledge management

Knowledge management

To strengthen regional training centres and Departmentof Health programmes to integrate and implement effective AGYW training.

Technical assistance

Technical assistance

To provide support to regional training centres and the Departmet of Health in integrating and implementing comprehensive AGYW services.

Capacity building

Capacity building

To generate, organise and communicate knowledge regarding comprehensive AGYW services to all relevant stakeholders.
Implementation science interventions

Promising practices

To identify, evaluate, document and share promising practices which can strengthen AGYW programmes in South Africa.