HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, and Women in Nigeria WERRC Monograph Series, No. 1. PDF Print E-mail
AUTHOR: E. J. Otive-Igbuzor
DATE: 2002
PUBLISHER: Women Empowerment and Reproductive Rights Center (WERRC)

This paper provides a background on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Nigeria. It discusses the connections between health and human rights, considers how the abuse of human rights has a direct impact on the progress of HIV/AIDS in Nigerian society; highlights the linkages between women's rights and HIV/AIDS, outlines responses to HIV/AIDS in the country, and concludes with some recommendations to address the spread of the epidemic in Nigeria.

Article can be accessed on-line here in Microsoft Document format.