New Delhi: UNESCO, 2007. 52 p.
UNESCO Office New Delhi and Regional Bureau for Communication and Information in Asia and the Pacific
Society for People's Awareness, Care and Empowerment, SPACE
"Engaging Young People to Prevent the Spread of HIV" is a pilot project implemented by the NGO SPACE (Society for People's Awareness, Care and Empowerment) and supported by UNESCO, New Delhi. This project is currently operational in 10 colleges of Delhi University and aims to enhance knowledge and skills of young people so that they are empowered to respond effectively to the challenges posed by HIV and AIDS. This booklet is based on common myths and misconceptions prevalent among college youth about HIV and AIDS and sex and sexuality. These myths came to light during focus group discussions conducted in colleges with peer leaders/educators as part of the baseline understanding.The booklet aims to address the questions, misconceptions and myths prevalent among educated youth about HIV and AIDS and related issues. It is designed in a simple way to give young people practical answers to their questions.
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