Power to participants: methodological and ethical reflections from a decade of adolescent advisory groups in South Africa
Carine Asnong (cohort 2015-16), Lucie Cluver, Jenny Doubt, the Teen Advisory Groups South Africa, Inge Wessels, Samantha Malunga, Kerry Mauchline, Beth Vale, Sally Medley, Elona Toska, Kate Orkin, Yasmin Dunkley, Franziska Meinck, Noxolo Myeketsi, Samkelo Lasa, Caroline Rupert, Mark Boyes, Marija Pantelic, Lorraine Sherr, Lesley Gittings, Rebecca Hodes, Caroline Kuo, Angelique N. Chetty, Mildred Thabeng, Pages 858-866 | Received 02 Apr 2020, Accepted 28 Oct 2020, Published online: 19 Nov 2020
Whilst the HIV response has made significant progress in increasing representation of adults affected by HIV, the meaningful inclusion of children and adolescents has lagged. But this may be a pivotal moment of change. We report on a decade of conducting adolescent advisory groups in South Africa, to reflect on youth advisory processes.