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UNESCO's Youth Initiative on HIV & AIDS and Human Rights

The initiative adopts a participatory approach working with young people and vulnerable groups, and it focuses on HIV-related stigma and discrimination.

Launched jointly in 1999 by UNESCO’s Social and Human Sciences Sector and UNAIDS, the Initiative is based mainly on the participatory approach, young people involvement and human rights approach to HIV and AIDS.

Activities focus on:

Some examples of young people-led activities carried out under the Youth Initiative are:

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