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A Youth Perspective on HIV/AIDS
I. Why youth?
Youth Are Affected
• over 50% of people infected worldwide
are under 25 years of age
• over 80% of people infected in Eastern
& Southern Europe and Central Asia are
below 30 years of age.
Youth Are Playing a Role
• Dublin (Feb 2004)
– Youth were the focal point of the conference
• Bangkok (July 2004)
– Twofold increase of youth participants over last
conference.
Youth Are Diverse
A variety of youth organizations involved
– RC, scouts, students, YMCA, Christian,
PLWHA youth, UN youth groups…
Advantages of Youth Approaches
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Peer Understanding
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you know best what your age group
needs and responds to
Peer Education
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People are more likely to trust their peers
II. What Can Youth Do?
Provide relevant information
a) on prevention
- peer education
b) battle stigma and discrimination
- youth are future adults
Represent youth interests
a) Play a role in decision making that
effects them
b) ensure access to information, condoms
- this is a right!
Make AIDS an everyday topic
a) the truth about aids...
b) candlelight marches
Quotes
“Youth are not just a target group that has
needs - they are the best resource
available to address the problem”
Quotes
“Young people are a key resource to
finding solutions that will work”
Thank you.
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