Adolescence Education Programme
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Adolescence Education Programme

In India 44% of the reported AIDS cases are in the age group of 15-29 years.

The Department of Education and the National AIDS Control Organisation in partnership with UNICEF, UNESCO & UNFPA, launched the Adolescent Education Programme.

Implemented in all states across the country, the objective of the AEP is to ensure that all students in classes IX-XI have adequate and accurate knowledge about HIV in the context of life-skills.

The programme aims to support young people’s right to:

  •  Know about themselves, their adolescence and their sexuality
  •  Basic facts on HIV and other sexually transmitted infections
  •  protect themselves by developing and reinforcing life-skills
  •  Knowledge to dispel myths and clarify misconceptions
 
 
 
 
 
 
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