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UN Women Rwanda Strengthens National Advocacy for an Increased Response to HIV Among Women and Girls

As part of national efforts to enhance the livelihood status of rural women living with HIV, UN Women provided financial and technical support to 8 cooperatives composed of 317 farmers (217 women, 100 men) of which 269 are HIV+. These cooperatives received coaching RRP+ to improve their agricultural skills as well as cooperative management (saving,...

Promoting Women's Property and Inheritance Rights in the Context of HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

Between 2010 and 2013, with support from the Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, UN Women implemented a regional programme, "Action to Promote the Legal Empowerment of Women in the Context of HIV," to increase women's access to property and inheritance rights in nine sub-Saharan Africa countries (Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria,...

Country Examples of COVID HR Responses for WUD

This living report details the various global responses of organisations providing harm reduction and auxiliary services to women who use drugs. Responses to COVID restrictions for WUD have been mapped and are presented here.

Building Solidarity Between Feminist Movements and Women Resisting the War on Drugs

From South Africa to Myanmar, from Brazil to Kyrgyzstan, women are resisting the war on drugs. Killings, criminalization, incarceration, denial of medical care, and social stigma are just a few of the effects the war on drugs has had on communities around the world. It targets particular groups, with gender-specific impacts. The war on drugs is...

WHRIN Interview - Medecins du Monde MdM Myanmar

The meaningful involvement of the Women’s Advisory Group has been critical in increasing the active participation of women who use drugs in harm reduction services in MdMs harm reduction programming in Myanmar. This interview highlights the strategies used by the group and the rationale driving their activities and ambitions.