HIV and/or AIDS awareness among adolescents in a South African at-risk rural community

@inproceedings{Taukeni2016HIVAA,
  title={HIV and/or AIDS awareness among adolescents in a South African at-risk rural community},
  author={Simon Taukeni and Ron{\'e}l Ferreira},
  booktitle={Southern African journal of HIV medicine},
  year={2016}
}
Background The devastating effects of HIV and/or AIDS are widely documented. Despite ongoing efforts to address the challenges associated with the pandemic, the impact on children orphaned because of the disease, as well as on adolescents, remains problematic. More specifically, orphaned adolescents living in poverty are particularly vulnerable and are often exposed to, for example, emotional and physical abuse and transactional sexual exploitation. Against this background, the importance of… CONTINUE READING