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Effects of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on women"s land rights

Elizabeth Eilor

Effects of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on women"s land rights

selected case studies from Rukungiri and Kampala Districts in Uganda.

by Elizabeth Eilor

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Published by Eastern African Sub-Regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women in Kampala, Uganda .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMugisha, Maude., Eastern African Sub-regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 45 p. :
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3739382M
LC Control Number2003408899

While women had 57% lower odds than men of reporting HIV-avoidant behavioural changes (OR , 95%CI ), women exposed to peer education had greater odds than exposed men of reporting HIV. Question: What are the effects of the AIDS pandemic? HIV and AIDS: The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is the causative agent for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS).

HIV/AIDS, or Human Immunodeficiency Virus, is considered by some authors a global pandemic. However, the WHO currently uses the term 'global epidemic' to describe HIV. As of , approximately million people are infected with HIV globally. There were about , deaths from AIDS in HIV/AIDS Education. HIV/AIDS education is vital in teaching local communities about the effects of this illness and how to avoid it. Our local partner, Themba Interactive uses drama to engage with and teach audiences about sexual reproduction, health and wellness, HIV/AIDS and prevention, human rights, social justice and diversity. This education is delivered through specially designed.

The Lancet EPIDEMIOLOGY Current and future dimensions of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in women and children J. Chin MD Surveillance, Forecasting and Impact Assessment Unit, Global Programme on AIDS, World Health Organisation, Gen Switzerland The WHO estimates that during the first decade of the HIV/AIDS pandemic there were about cases of AIDS in women and children, Cited by: The negative impact of HIV/AIDS on development outcomes in Africa, especially in high-prevalence countries, is well documented. High rates of HIV-related sickness and premature adult deaths compromise household stability and investment in children; stress extended family and broader social networks; and diminish labor supply and productivity while increasing costs for households, public.


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Effects of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on women"s land rights by Elizabeth Eilor Download PDF EPUB FB2

Effects of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic on Rural Communities in ACP Countries – A Reader1 compiled by Isolina Boto Gesa Wesseler Irene Prins Berkhof for CTA’s internal seminar on HIV/AIDS 7 April 1 Most text in this reader is taken directly from the original documents or websites.

The opinions. The AIDS Pandemic explores the ways in which HIV/AIDS has, and continues to transform the wide range of related disciplines it touches. Novel perspectives are provided by a unique panel of internationally recognised experts who cover the unprecedented impact onf AIDS on culture, demographics and politics around the world, including how it affected the worlds' economy, health.

This paper discusses the impacts of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on agriculture, food security and rural livelihoods in Zimbabwe. It is based on research findings from a survey of secondary sources of data.

The HIV/AIDS pandemic is significantly transforming the structure Cited by: 1. Southern African countries (see annex 1). The phenomenon of limited women’s access to land is further compounded by the HIV/AIDS pandemic, which affects women and men differently; prevalence, impact and effects of HIV/AIDS are higher on women and children in particular (see annex 1 for details on the HIV prevalence rates).File Size: 97KB.

Source: Slater and wiggins () responding to HIV/AIDS in agriculture and related activities. Natural Resource Perspective (98). Purpose of the study The primary purpose of this study was to examine the perception of farmers regarding the effects of HIV/AIDS pandemic on agricultural production.

The specific objectives of the study were: The goal of ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic is theoretically achievable and would require addressing this global health catastrophe on individual and global levels by providing optimal prevention strategies and treatment regimens for individual persons living with or at risk for HIV, as well as ending the pandemic as an epidemiologic and global health phenomenon.

HIV/AIDS and Rural Development Fact Sheet DivisionHealth, Education and Social Protection the challenge posed by the HIV/AIDS pandemic to its mission. To prevent its further spread and to mitigate ment, education and information render women more vulnerable to the harmful effects File Size: KB.

The effects of HIV/AIDS on agriculture: an A to Z. HIV/AIDS and labour. In the Ugandan village of Gwanda, many households appear to be experiencing reductions in labour quality and quantity as a direct result of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

Productivity is initially reduced when the HIV-infected person is ill, and later the supply of household labour declines even further with the death of that person. The scale of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS epidemic has exceeded all expectations since its identification 20 years ago.

Globally, Cited by: CHAPTER 2: LITERATURE REVIEW In the two decades since HIV/AIDS was first identified, the body of research into the The HIV/AIDS pandemic disproportionately affects women who already carry a very hard burden in many African countries.

From a physiological and medical perspective women are at a greater risk of getting infected. In addition File Size: KB. Investigations will focus on the effects of HIV/AIDS on agriculture in Burkina Faso and Côte d'Ivoire, but will follow a gender-sensitive approach, by assessing the different needs and pastoral labour migration strategies for women and men, as HIV/AIDS affects both men and women in rural areas.

In the first draft of our research on women’s rights and HIV/AIDS, we draw upon research that measures women’s rights on three dimensions (political, economic and social rights) to construct a model that tests the impact of women’s rights on HIV/AIDS prevalence levels in countries over the period Cited by: 1.

The HIV/AIDS pandemic offers one notable example. The s and early s saw extremely high HIV/AIDS prevalence rates among African militaries, leading to increased absenteeism, decreased military capacity, and decreased readiness.

Similar effects may occur during shorter, more acute pandemics, reducing state capacity to manage by: 4. The rates of HIV infection among women are rising at a higher rate than among men. After citing the reasons for women's vulnerability, this report argues the potential role of gynecologists and obstetricians through integration of HIV/AIDS into sexual and reproductive health services to Cited by: Of particular concern is the strong link between violation of the human rights of women and girls and the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

The former is not only one of the root causes of women and girls’. HIV/AIDS pandemic," United Nations Development Fund for Women and CEDAW African Centre for Women,Status of Women in Africa, (CD-ROM and book), The AIDS Pandemic and Gender: The Socio-Cultural Effects on Development with an Emphasis on Commonwealth Countries File Size: KB.

The human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) pandemic is one of the most serious contemporary sexual health related issue affecting the human race today. By the end ofit was approximated that 34 million people were living with the HIV virus and deaths related to AIDS were about million people.

The HIV/AIDS pandemic must now be regarded as a disaster and as such requires both short-term relief measures and long-term actions aimed at addressing the rights and security issues of HIV/AIDS. The law is a frequently overlooked tool for addressing the complex practical and ethical issues that arise from the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

The law intersects with reproductive and sexual health issues. AFTER MORE THAN 25 YEARS of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the need for new strategies to combat HIV remains urgent. Approximately million people throughout the world are living with HIV, 1 and an estimated 25 million have died from the virus.

2 The demographics of HIV incidence and prevalence have changed over time. Women suffer an increasing number of these infections and deaths, accounting Cited by:.

Many of the effects described here are related to the failure of the immune system in HIV and AIDS that is progressing.

Many of these effects are preventable with early antiretroviral treatment Author: Ann Pietrangelo And Kristeen Cherney.The pandemic has already reduced average national economic growth rates by % a year across Africa; Prevention and treatment programmes and economic measures such as targeted training in skills needed in key industries will limit the economic effects of HIV/AIDS [author].The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pandemic, also known as acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), is a global crisis with consequences that will be felt for decades to come.

The ability of households and communities to ensure their food and nutrition security in the face of AIDS is being severely challenged.