Youth and HIV/AIDS: Can We Avoid Catastrophe?

Publish Year
Population Information Program, The Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs
Author Name
K. Kiragu
Today's young people are the AIDS generation. They have never known a world without HIV. Millions have already died. Yet the HIV/AIDS epidemic among youth remains largely invisible to adults and to young people themselves. Stopping HIV/AIDS requires comprehensive strategies that focus on youth. This report focuses on why youth are vulnerable, what steps can be taken to address the epidemic and potential avenues for action.