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Life skills

UNICEF in action

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An adolescent reads a pamphlet for youth intended to increase HIV/AIDS awareness. Brazil.

Around the world, life skills-based education is being adopted as a means to empower young people in challenging situations.

  • Country Experiences - case studies, interviews, and examples of programmes in action (includes HIV prevention education as well as other life skills programmes).
  • Priorities for HIV/AIDS prevention education - key areas in which UNICEF is aiming to provide policy and guidance with regard to life skills-based education for HIV/AIDS prevention.
  • Lessons Learned - evidence base for LSBE programming in relation to HIV/AIDS prevention education.
  • Getting Started - practical tips and references to help you plan, implement and evaluate a life skills-based education programme.



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