young people

Introducing Life Maps as Technique in a Social Group Work Programme for Young Adults Living With HIV/AIDS


Strydom, Herman; Herbst, Alida. Introducing life maps as technique in a social group work programme for young adults living with HIV/AIDS. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, [S.l.], v. 43, n. 3, jun. 2014. ISSN 2312-7198. Available at:


Importance of Social Media in Engaging Young People on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Prevention

Abah, R. C., Aderibigbe, T., & Olubunmi, A. (2014). Importance of social media in engaging young people on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) prevention. Journal of AIDS and HIV Research, 6(8), 152–159.


"Hope is that fiery feeling": Using Poetry as Data to Explore the Meanings of Hope for Young People

Bishop, E., & Willis, K. (2014). "Hope is that fiery feeling": Using Poetry as Data to Explore the Meanings of Hope for Young People. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 15(1). Retrieved from


Young People and Sexting in Australia: Ethics, Representation, and the Law

The following description is taken from the Executive Summary of the report.

The 2013 Young People and Sexting in Australia report presents the findings of a qualitative study of young people’s understandings of, and responses to, current Australian laws, media and educational resources that address sexting. While there are many definitions of sexting, for the purposes of this report we are referring to the production and distribution of naked or semi-naked photographs via mobile phones and social media.

HACEY's Health Initiative: 5-Year Activity Report

"HACEY’s Health Initiative, also known as HACEY, is a Nigerian non-governmental organization founded in 2007 committed to empowering and supporting children, women and young people on health and environmental issues as it relates to them, and providing human capacity development to achieve a healthy and sustainable society."

HIV/AIDS is one of the core programming areas of HACEY's work.

Analysis from the national AIDS strategic plans on HIV and young people

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This 2010 report by the Global Interagency Task Team on HIV and Young People, which covers the year ranges 2004–2010 and 2010–2015, analyzes the national AIDS strategic plans for 90 countries that are available at the UNAIDS Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland. The review and the analysis is done with a focus on the priority area on empowering young people to protect themselves from HIV.

A Systematic Examination of the Use of Online Social Networking Sites for Sexual Health Promotion

In recent years social networking sites (SNSs) have grown rapidly in popularity. The popularity of these sites, along with their interactive functions, offer a novel environment in which to deliver health promotion messages. The aim of this paper is to examine the extent to which SNSs are currently being used for sexual health promotion and describe the breadth of these activities.


Young people's experiences of HIV and AIDS education

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This briefing is a summary of the key findings from an on-line survey that was carried out by the Sex Education Forum from March–May 2011 to get an up-to-date picture from young people about HIV and AIDS education.

Needs, Challenges & Opportunities: Adolescents and Young People Living with HIV in Zambia


The aims of this qualitative study, carried out in 2010, were twofold. The first was to explore and document the psychosocial, sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs of adolescents (10-19) living with HIV in Zambia. The second aim was to identify gaps between these needs and existing SRH and HIV-related initiatives and services currently available to young people. Funding for the study was through the International HIV/AIDS Alliance Africa Regional Programme (ARP), with financial support from the Swedish development agency (Sida).

Face of Global Sex 2010 report (Durex Network)

The Durex Network’s 2010 Face of Global Sex report focuses on 15 European countries and examines the sexual health knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of young people in these countries. It explores differences in levels of KAP and whether they can be explained by age, gender, age at first sex education, country or region of residence, source of sex education or relationship status.

The main research question addressed by this study is: What is the level of positive reproductive health knowledge, attitudes and practices among European young people aged 15 to 20 years?

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