Stocktaking reports on children and AIDS are the ﬂagship publications of the Unite for Children, Unite against AIDS campaign. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) leads the development of these publications as part of its commit-ment to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), in collaboration with the 10 other UNAIDS co-sponsors.UNAIDS brings together the resources of the UNAIDS Secretariat and 11 United Nations system organizations for coordinated and accountable efforts to unite the world against AIDS. The division of labour is as follows:
The ﬁndings, interpretations, quotations, conclusions and opinions expressed within this report and/or on the <www.childrenandaids.org> website cannot necessarily be attributed to any individual organization involved in the production of this report.Because HIV-related stigma persists, UNICEF takes steps to safeguard the identities of children and their mothers in accordance with their wishes and with global standards of child rights and protection. UNICEF obtains written consent from people living with the virus before identifying them as such in photographs and other media. Unless otherwise stated, people depicted in this publication, and in the accompanying materials online, should not be assumed to be living with HIV.© United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), 2013Permission to reproduce any part of this publication will be freely granted to educational and non-proﬁt organizations.Suggested citation: United Nations Children’s Fund,
Towards an AIDS-Free Generation – Children and AIDS: Sixth Stocktaking Report, 2013
, UNICEF, New York, 2013. Supporting materials and data are available at: <www.childrenandaids.org>. For any corrigenda subsequent to printing, please visit the UNICEF website at <www.unicef.org/publications>.Cover photo: In northern Rwanda, children run home after school. Students took part in a discussion group that was organized to raise awareness of important social issues such as health, hygiene, sanitation and HIV. © UNICEF/RWAA2011-00631/Noorani
CHILDREN UNITE AGAINST
and partnersDivision of labour
ILO, UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNHCR, WFP, World Bank.Prevent mothers from dying and babies from becoming infected with HIV.
ILO, UNDP, UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP.Ensure that people living with HIV receive treatment.
ILO, UNICEF, WFP.Prevent people living with HIV from dying of tuberculosis.
UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO, World Bank. Protect drug users from becoming infected with HIV and ensure access to comprehensive HIV services in prisons and closed settings.
UNESCO, WHO, World Bank.Empower men who have sex with men, sex workers and transgender people to protect themselves and to fully access antiretroviral therapy.
ILO, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNODC, UN Women, WHO.Remove punitive laws, policies, practices, stigma and discrimination that block effective responses to AIDS.
UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women,
ILO, UNESCO, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNODC, WFP, WHO.Meet the HIV needs of women and girls, and stop sexual and gender-based violence.
ILO, UNESCO, UNHCR, WFP, WHO.Empower young people to protect themselves from HIV.
UNICEF, World Bank,
ILO, UNDP, UNHCR, WFP.Enhance social protection for people affected by HIV.
UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNODC, WHO.Address HIV in humanitarian emergencies.
UNHCR, UNICEF, WHO.Integrate food and nutrition within the HIV response.
ILO, UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO.Ensure high-quality education for a more effective HIV response.
ILO, UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNODC, WHO, WFP.Support strategic, prioritized and costed multi-sectoral AIDS plans.