Children, HIV and AIDS: Global and regional snapshots
Progress on the global HIV epidemic front has been mixed. Since 2010, there has been significant success in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission, however, in recent years that progress has stalled. In 2018, nearly nine out of 10 children aged 0-19 living HIV were found in sub-Saharan Africa, which is the focus of the latest HIV/AIDS data snapshots.
We believe that consistent, credible data about children’s situations are critical to the improvement of their lives – and indispensable to realizing the rights of every child.
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Children aged 2 to 4 worldwide experience violent discipline by their caregivers on a regular basis