HIV/AIDS

January 09, 2019
This toolkit was created by The Teresa Group. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT:This booklet is for adults who are thinking about telling their children that someone in the family is living with HIV. Talking to children about this can feel scary as it may bring out many different feelings and concerns about how children will react. Part of feeling comfortable about talking to children is being ready and prepared. The decision about when and what to tell depends on a lot of different factors, including the child’s age and stage of development (from 0-18 years). Telling children...
January 09, 2019
This toolkit was created by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT:This guide is for youth between the ages of 15 and 29 and focuses on some of the factors at play when young people living with HIV or hepatitis C (Hep C) are thinking about telling others about their HIV or Hep C status. This guide provides information about different laws that may apply to young people living with HIV or Hep C. This guide does not provide legal advice about your particular situation. If you want or need legal advice, you should talk to a lawyer. If you are living...
December 12, 2018
YouthREX Research Summaries ask Just Six Questions of research publications on key youth issues. These summaries get at what the youth sector needs to know in just two pages or less!     1. What is the research about? This research focuses on evaluations completed by newcomer and street-involved youth of sexual health workshops they attended. Due to their unique circumstances, newcomer and street-involved youth are at higher risk of contracting sexually-transmitted infections, including HIV. Given this higher risk, it is important to ensure that programming designed for these youth is...
May 23, 2017
This toolkit was developed by Youth Action Network, Gendering Adolescent AIDS Prevention (GAAP), and Centre for Urban Health Initiatives. It was published by CATIE. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT:This guide is designed for individuals who are interested in activating their knowledge, passion and skills and want to fuel these ideas into positive action. More specifically, the following pages focus on using the arts as a catalyst or medium for HIV/AIDS youth activism. By focusing on a broad range of arts-based education and activist efforts organized by committed youth, this guide...