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    Planning and Support Tool for Empowering Approaches to SRHR Education with Young People

    This evidence and rights-based Planning and Support Tool helps organisations to identify how and what they can improve in order to have high quality HIV prevention and SRHR education programmes for young people in place. The fully revised second edition of this practical tool captures all up to date research findings and translated this evidence for practical use. The tool can be used to plan new interventions, but also to analyse existing interventions. The first edition of the tool is also available in French and Portuguese. more

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  • Let's support each other!

    A case study report on livelihoods and life skills activities of five Zambian organisations. STOP AIDS NOW!, June 2012 more

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  • Managing HIV and AIDS in the World of Work: Experiences From Southern Africa, SAfAIDS

    HIV affects all of us and it is our collective responsibility as governments, the private sector, donors, NGOs and faith-based organisations, to join hands in the fight against the pandemic. Many donors, including HIVOS, have committed themselves to support the implementation of workplace policies as one of several strategies. We have offered training and technical support for partners on HIV awareness and policy development in Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia. After the initial training, several partners indicated that they lacked the capacity to develop a workplace policy. HIVOS then engaged SAfAIDS to provide technical support. SAfAIDS' involvement started with a survey in Zimbabwe, indicating that the vast majority (88,5%) felt the impact of HIV such as staff turnover, extended sick leave, time off to care for sick relatives or to attend funerals and requests for loans. Still, 11,5% of the Hivos partners were convinced that HIV didn't affect them at the workplace. The next step in the involvement of SAfAIDS was assistance to motivated partners to design an effective workplace policy. An intensive partnership between Hivos and SAfAIDS was born, leading to the publication of this book. more

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  • Know Much More About HIV: Staying positive and healthy in the workplace

    This booklet is one of the four components of the HIV in the Workplace Toolkit: Staying positive and healthy in the workplace. This booklet is for you. It’s about keeping yourself healthy and able to work. It’s written for men and women of all ages, and all sexualities, working in southern Africa. Please read, even though you already know things about HIV and AIDS! You may learn something new. And you will find important ways to help yourself, your family and your colleagues stay healthy. more

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  • Know Much More About Sexual and Reproductive Health: Staying positive and healthy in the workplace

    This booklet is one of the four components of the HIV in the Workplace Toolkit: Staying positive and healthy in the workplace. As part of its practical HIV and Wellness Workplace support to civil society organisations in Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, SAfAIDS has compiled this booklet to support the work of those organisations focal persons in these organisations, and others, to reach staff members and their families with pertinent information on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and its relation to the world of work. Particular attention is given to providing relevant information about reproductive cancers, specifically cervical cancer and its link to HIV. more

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  • Twelve Years On: The Impact of HIV and AIDS on Livelihoods in Zambia

    In 1993 a study looking at the impacts of HIV and AIDS on livelihoods was conducted in two districts in Zambia—Mpongwe and Teta. Twelve years later in 2005 a restudy of the same areas was undertaken. The aim was to understand what had happened to individuals and clusters in the intervening period in terms of their adaptability and resilience to HIV and AIDS, and to assess whether the “cluster,” or livelihood network methodology was an effective approach to explore the impact of AIDS on farming, livelihoods, and social change. more

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