Hidden in the Mealie Meal: Gender-Based Abuses and Women’s HIV Treatment in Zambia PDF Print E-mail

AUTHOR: Human Rights Watch
DATE: 2007
PUBLISHER: Human Rights Watch

While acknowledging the significant overall progress made by the Zambian government in scaling up HIV treatment generally, this report documents how the government has fallen short of its international legal obligations to combat violence and discrimination against women. The report details abuses that obstruct women’s ability to start and adhere to HIV treatment regimens, including violence against women and insecure property rights that often force women into poverty and dependent, abusive relationships.

 

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