The Impact of HIV on the Sexual Health of Kenya’s Young Generation

“Kenyans aged 15-24 have been identified as particularly vulnerable to HIV, sexually transmitted infections and related health issues. Over the past two decades, Kenya’s Ministry of Health has recognized that reproductive health among youth requires specialized attention, and has worked to develop policies that support youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services. New HIV infections among Kenyan youth continue to be high—despite government-led efforts—and require further action to improve the socioeconomic situation of youth in order to see results on the HIV front.”