Adolescents

From beneficiary to mentor, counsellor and voice for children living with HIV across Zimbabwe.

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation has helped to launch a framework that calls for a worldwide sprint toward the end of AIDS in children, adolescents and young women by the time the decade is through.

Young people growing up with HIV have unique medical, psychological and social challenges they must face every day. How can we equip them with the knowledge and support they need to help them reach their potential?

ALL IN is about coming together to stop adolescent deaths, infections and violence caused by AIDS. Teens, parents, health professionals, activists – HIV positive or not – we are all in this together.

Television drama MTV Shuga tackles taboo topics and offers life lessons to viewers in developing nations. How have its gripping storylines changed behaviors?

UNICEF Ambassador Daniela Mercury takes us on a tour of a unique project that uses a mobile clinic to bring HIV tests to young people in Brazil.

Young Kenyans who grew up with HIV reveal how they learned to take control, stick to their treatment and lead productive lives.

Young HIV positive Kenyans reveal their hopes, dreams and how they have learned to live their lives to the full.

Young people speak out about living full and positive lives with HIV in Kenya, where UNICEF supports programmes that ensure access to treatment.

Nineteen-year-old Zhao Chen reflects on the importance of sexuality education in school and the issues that adolescents can face when it is missing.