Adolescent Girls & Young Women
Despite being offered a daily pill to protect them from HIV, almost three-quarters of women sex workers had stopped taking the pills after a year.read more
Johannesburg – A Soweto mother has been convicted of helping and protecting a man who raped her two-month-old baby and for lying to police and doctors to conceal the incident.read more
We encourage all to take action and unite against violence. You can use this video in a presentation, show it at a workshop or use it to advocate for gender-based violence. Download (11 downloads) ...read more
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.
To strengthen regional training centres and Departmentof Health programmes to integrate and implement effective AGYW training.
To provide support to regional training centres and the Departmet of Health in integrating and implementing comprehensive AGYW services.
To identify, evaluate, document and share promising practices which can strengthen AGYW programmes in South Africa.