“You can be a[n HIV] positive person and still have healthy sexuality.” “Each person has agency, each person should have the right, to build and create the family that they want to create…”
The high school students then decided that the educational policies of the Apartheid government weren’t acceptable to them. Violence and destruction ensued and many lives were lost, but it was one of the pivotal points that marked the end of the apartheid era in South Africa.
The AYAZAZI study is an attempt to get a more holistic understanding of HIV risk among youth. It looks at everything from the social, behavioral, emotional, sexual and even genetic factors that may make it more or less likely that a person contracts HIV.