Teenage Tata: Voices of young fathers in South Africa provides a fresh and in-depth portrait of impoverished young South African men who became fathers while teenagers. It provides space for their articulate and impassioned voices to be heard amidst the outcry against the absence of fathers, and offers insights into young fathers personal, emotional, financial and cultural struggles as they come to terms with fatherhood. The study highlights young fathers strong sense of responsibility; poignant accounts of emotional engagement with their children and the women in their lives; the motivating power of young fathers own absent fathers on their parenting intentions; their desire for sex- and relationship-education from male family members and their clear recognition of the help they need.
Alternative and augmentative communication AACauthorship, ethnography, co-constructed conversations, identity, representation, teenagers, voice. This paper presents findings about identity, voice and representation arising from a broader ethnographic study with disabled teenagers who use AAC. This was informed by theory from childhood studies, disability studies and anthropology.
Sign up for our weekly newsletter- the latest horror, humor, and hope around economic inequality in your inbox every Monday. Growing up, she watched her mother battle health issues such as kidney failure, lupus, and ulcers. Despite working full-time, her mother struggled financially to keep the family afloat.
Lyon and Lawrence J. Love is a gift That enables us to care A feeling that we give to those we hold dear Without love there can be no peace of mind Love is a force that releases the bind Love is a feeling that captures the soul A special feeling that never lets go Love is an emotion that you should let grow And share with others Even those you don't know For giving love under any light Purely shows that your heart shines bright. One of the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive care clinics in the United States of America, the Burgess Clinic is a model of integrated multidisciplinary care. The integrated HIV services include medical care and treatment, psychological evaluation and psychotherapy, case management, risk reduction education and counseling, nutritional assessment and care, and research opportunities.
The world we live in right now is the one that teenagers will have to grow up and live independently in. Whatever happens now will directly affect us. However, in my experience, we often have a better understanding of concepts at the forefront of activism compared to adults.
We Think Twice is a youth-centered social media campaign designed for U. The campaign promotes healthy decisions and behaviors that help teens achieve optimal health and successfully transition to adulthood. Fewer U.
In the Teen Voices Program, they encourage high school girls in the rural town of Busembatia to write article about their lives, and the challenges they face as females in a largely patriarchal society. Through teaching the girls about gender equality, and helping them write articles to raise awareness, they gain the knowledge and the confidence of how they can improve gender equality through their own leadership. We will be publishing a series of short articles written by girls in the program, touching on topics such as education, reproductive rights, health, and gender-related stigma they are actively trying to break down.
Of these, two-thirds were girls. HIV thrives among the most vulnerable and marginalized, leaving teenage girls at the centre of the crisis. Women: At the heart of the HIV response for children offers sobering statistics on the continuing global AIDS epidemic and its impact on the most vulnerable.
Welcome to the end of pediatric AIDS. With your help, we can and will achieve an AIDS-free generation. When she was an infant, Ashley Rose Murphy was extremely sick.
September 16, weblog. Andrews in Scotland has discovered that teenage girls are attracted by deep male voices, while younger girls feel intimidated by them. The study, to be published in the journal Evolution and Human Behaviour was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council ESRC and aimed to find out how the ideas of attractiveness change during adolescence and the early teenage years, which is a crucial period in development. This knowledge could help to guide young people as they begin to experience their first romances.