It’s not easy for girls to get an education in Malawi, only 40% finish primary school and only 4% achieve a high school qualification. Poverty and gender issues mean than girls are often forced to stay at home and help in the fields or other household tasks. Furthermore, many are encouraged and even pressured to begin sexual relations as young as 12 and 13, in order to gain some financial support and find a husband to take care of them.
Read the Humana People to People Chairperson’s greeting message to the World Education Forum.
The forum’s objective is to agree a joint position for the education goals and targets in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda, which is expected to be adopted by the UN member states at the special summit on sustainable development in September 2015.
The key for HIV behavior change and to be in control of HIV is to know your HIV status. People living with HIV/AIDS and who do not know their status are at high risk to infect others, and or being re-infected as well as reducing one’s chances of a longer and healthier life.
Climate change is today an undisputable fact. Its effects will have a major impact on the lives of people around the world, and in particular of the rural poor, making them even more vulnerable to frequent droughts, floods, and other natural disasters.
ADPP Guinea Bissau is honored by the Islamic Development Bank
ADPP focuses its work in five primary areas: teacher training, vocational education, agriculture, community development, and HIV/AIDS prevention.