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View Resource Children Orphaned by AIDS: Front-line Responses from Eastern and Southern Africa

Released on December 1, World AIDS Day, this new report from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) explores the skyrocketing number of children in sub-Saharan Africa made orphans by the AIDS pandemic. The numbers involved are simply staggering. By the end of 1999, over 11.2 million children will be orphaned by AIDS, 95 percent of...
View Resource Call to Action for Children Left Behind by AIDS: A Plea for Communities, Governments, Civil Society, the Private Sector and International Partners to Vigorously Address the Plight of Children Who Are Affected by the AIDS Epidemic

Issued on December 1, 1999 and available in MS Word format only, is a "Call to Action" from UNICEF, UNAIDS, and the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS (BLCA), which includes a series of recommendations for governments and communities.