More than 34 million people are living with HIV/AIDS and more than 3 million of those are children. Most cases of infection are in sub-Saharan Africa. In this video, see the story of two boys who receive help from UNICEF-assisted hospitals and received the antiretroviral therapy they needed to survive. UNICEF provides antiretroviral treatment as well as supplies and equipment to help treat HIV/AIDS, but needs funding to continue providing relief.
This educator's guide, to be accompanied with the book Ana's Story, helps educators introduce the book to students in a classroom setting and explore student attitudes about HIV/AIDS and apply multicultural perspectives in discussing the issues raised in the book.
This high school unit on the topic of the Prevention-of-Mother-to-Child-Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/AIDS raises awareness of PMTCT and outlines the goal of an AIDS-free generation.
Asmina's Story: Educator Handbook is designed to help students increase their understanding of and compassion for children affected by AIDS. The Educator Handbook is accompanied by Asmina's Story, which is a tale about a girl who is left orphaned when her parents die of AIDS-related causes.
Asmina's Story is a tale about a girl who is left orphaned when her parents die of AIDS-related causes. Asmina's Story is accompanied by an Educator Handbook, which is designed to help students increase their understanding of and compassion for children affected by AIDS.
The southern African nation of Swaziland has the world’s highest rate of HIV infection, and nearly half of its children are orphans or living in otherwise vulnerable circumstances. An innovative UNICEF-supported program is caring for these children at nearly 1,500 community-based centers known as Neighborhood Care Points.
Learn about HIV/AIDS orphans who now live with their grandmother, and who receive support from the government in order to maintain their livelihood.