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    ON CHILDREN AND HIV

    Our mission is to improve the lives of orphans and vulnerable
    children through connecting the global community and providing
    the most up-to-date information on HIV and other adversities.

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“She Cannot Just Sit Around Waiting to Turn Twenty” Understanding Why Child Marriage Persists in Kenya and Zambia

April 20, 2017

Through an in-depth qualitative research approach in Kenya and Zambia, the International Center for Research on Women endeavored to 1) explore and document the contextual factors that both promote and prevent child marriage; and 2) understand the process by which adolescent girls get married. Interviews revealed that parents and community members are opposed to child… View Article

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Policy Briefs: Latest evidence on HIV-sensitive social protection and cash+ programming

April 20, 2017

UNICEF and partners including RIATT-ESA have developed policy briefs based on the latest evidence on HIV-sensitive social protection and cash-plus programming. The key overarching message in the six briefs is that combination social protection is an important way to improve HIV outcomes in adolescents by ameliorating the socioeconomic deprivations that increase risk of HIV infection… View Article

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Caregiver mental health and HIV-infected child wellness: perspectives from Ugandan caregivers

April 20, 2017

The link between maternal depression and anxiety and poor child outcomes is well established; this study sought to create a contextually informed conceptual framework by talking with women dealing with symptoms of anxiety and depression who are caring for a child living with HIV. Results from the qualitative study demonstrate a multi-directional between caregiver… View Article

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It helps me live, sends my children to school, and feeds me: a qualitative study of how food and cash incentives may improve adherence to treatment and care among adults living with HIV in Tanzania

April 20, 2017

Lack of money is a barrier to HIV treatment and financial/in-kind incentives can improve outcomes in HIV treatment, but the mechanism of cash as an incentive is unclearn. This study unpacks the question of how financial incentives act to improve retention in care and ART adherence. Through in-depth interviews with clinic clients, found that the… View Article

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