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PLA Notes 37 February 2000 5 Seminar on HIV and girls and young women, November 1999
Document begins: PLA Notes 37 February 2000 5 Seminar on HIV and girls and young women, November 1999, London Report compiled by the Working Group on Children and HIV; UK NGO AIDS Consortium countries, representing Africa, Asia, Latin Introduction America, Europe and the USA. A number of cross-cutting themes emerged from the The working group on children of the UK seminar which underline many of the concerns NGO AIDS Consortium held an international raised by practitioners from around the world. These emphasise how the experiences of girls seminar recently in London on the from around the world are universal. vulnerability of female children to HIV/AIDS. The UK NGO AIDS Consortium is a group of Some of the major themes UK based organisations who work together to understand and develop effective approaches to the problem of the HIV epidemic in the · Deepening poverty, structural and social South. It enables each agency to share its inequalities are some of the major causes of experiences and help all the members improve girls' vulnerability to HIV. For example, their responses to the epidemic. The girls living in poverty and with limited Consortium represents 50-55 UK-based opportunities for education and income development organisations working ...