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In the News

Spousal Inheritance Fuels Spread Of AIDS in Zimbabwe

17 January 2020 "A woman, the wife in particular, here in Zimbabwe, is being inherited like property after her husband dies even from AIDS, automatically becoming a wife of a husband’s relative who she never knew either had AIDS or not, thus putting herself at risk," Read the full article online here .


UNODC trainings to benefit women inmates

14 January 2020  The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has rolled out a series of trainings to build the capacity of penitentiaries from SADC Member States to uphold human rights and respond to HIV, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) that disproportionately affect women inmates. The trainings are set to be offered in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique...


Nigeria: UN Agency Trains, Empowers 300 HIV Positive, Displaced Women in Skills, Arts

18 December 2019 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, UN Women, has trained and empowered 300 vulnerable Nigerian women residing in Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps and those living with HIV/AIDS. Read the full article online here .


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Recent Resources

Communities at the Centre Defending Rights Breaking Barriers Reaching People with HIV Services, Global AIDS Update 2019

Communities of people living with HIV across the world refused to accept the slow pace of progress...

Technical Brief HIV and Human Rights and Gender Equality

The purpose of this Technical Brief is to assist Global Fund applicants in their efforts to include...

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