Young people should point out their weaknesses To HIV/AIDS

Publisher’s Foreword: This essay was one of four runner-up submissions for the 2007 World AIDS Day Student Essay Contest. YOUNG PEOPLE SHOULD POINT OUT THEIR WEAKNESSES TO HIV/AIDS AND GET THEIR PROTECTION ACCORDINGLY I believe that being vulnerable to the … Continue reading

Prevention is better than cure

Publisher’s Foreword: This essay was one of four runner-up submissions for the 2007 World AIDS Day Student Essay Contest. PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE A lot of people are dying because of a disease that can be prevented but cannot … Continue reading

Vulnerable as soft sand on the river banks

Publisher’s Foreword: This essay was one of four runner-up submissions for the 2007 World AIDS Day Student Essay Contest. VULNERABLE AS SOFT SAND ON THE RIVER BANKS I am in a position of silt soil on the river-banks, that can … Continue reading

Young People At Risk

Publisher’s Foreword: This essay was one of four runner-up submissions for the 2007 World AIDS Day Student Essay Contest. YOUNG PEOPLE AT RISK In most parts of the world where the overall proportion of the people living with HIV/AIDS is … Continue reading

My Story About A Friend Living With HIV

Publisher’s Foreword: The young author offers insight into the unique challenges that young people in Zimbabwe face as they navigate life in the age of HIV/AIDS. The article is personal, as it explores a young Zimbabwean’s choices as he deals … Continue reading

A Struggle to Survive: We the Youth Fight for an AIDS-free Generations

Publisher’s Foreword: The young minds of Zimbabwe are well represented by this scholar who spells out factually the dangers in the world around them. Who would ever have thought a few years back in an earlier generation that an innocent … Continue reading

Tradition, Poverty, Media and Abuse: Rubbing shoulders with HIV/AIDS.

Publisher’s Foreword: This author offers an unwavering and brave insight into the role that adults, parents, people in power, tradition and the media all play in exposing young people to HIV/AIDS. The author reveals a rather troubling and often ignored … Continue reading

My World Of Entrapment

Publisher’s Foreword: Whether it’s a true deeply personal impression that life has so brutally confronted her with, or a masterful and brilliantly written fictional essay designed to grip the reader, this is a stunning piece of work by a gifted … Continue reading

WAD 2007 Student Essay Contest (WADEC): Project Report.

by Joshua M. Dziba Executive Director, HAZ Download PDF Version PUBLISHER’S FOREWORD: We believe that the reader of the HAZ World AIDS Day essays will more fully appreciate the actual entries when they understand the history, aim, objectives, concept behind … Continue reading

WORLD AIDS DAY ESSAY CONTEST

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The World AIDS Day Essay Contest is an idea that was conceived of by one of HAZ’s young volunteers, as a response to the World AIDS Campaign‘s call for young people to “Take the lead, Stop AIDS, Keep the Promise”. … Continue reading