Women’s Property Rights as an AIDS Response: Emerging Efforts in South Asia

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) conducted research in South Asia on emerging efforts to promote women's inheritance and property rights in response to AIDS. This special edition, with input from UNDP, includes a supplementary discussion on the current state of HIV in the more


Women, HIV, Property and Inheritance Rights: The Case of Ethiopia

The research explores what are the key economic, social and political factors that discriminate against orpromote women's property and inheritance rights and What sort of gender specific insecurities have emerged from the rapidly spreading HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ethiopia. more


Zambia Human Development Report 2007 on HIV and AIDS

Zambia Human Development Report 2007 focuses on the sixth Millennium Development Goal (MDG), which is combating HIV and AIDS, malaria and other diseases. It particularly emphasises enhancing household capacity to respond to HIV and AIDS. more


Zimbabwe Human Development Report 2003

The report explores extensively the link between HIV and AIDS and development dynamics (both level and pattern of development). The Report concludes that “reducing socio-economic vulnerability in the population at large is paramount to effective combating of the HIV and AIDS epidemic”. more

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