Adolescent Girls & Young Women
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Policy paves the way for private distribution of condoms to pupils over 12, the age in which the government stipulates children have a right to access sexual and reproductive health services without parents’ consentread more
During the launch of Women’s Month celebrations on Tuesday, Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas indicated that incidents of violent crimes including rape and murder, against women and children had increased by 9.7% since the beginning of the year. She urged society and...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.