The Implications of HIV and AIDS on Women’s Unpaid Labour Burden PDF Print E-mail

AUTHOR:  UNESCO Division of Gender Equality
DATE:  2010
PUBLISHER: UNESCO

This Issue Paper addresses the implications of HIV/AIDS on women’s unpaid labour burden. The authors discuss care giving in the context of HIV/AIDS, care giving as women’s work, the impact this has on women and girls, as well as promoting community hom-based care as a policy response to HIV. The paper is followed by an article by Rania Antonopoulos, From Unpaid to Paid Care Work: The Macroeconomic Implications of HIV and AIDS on Women’s Time-Tax Burdens, which the economic impact of the unpaid HIV/AIDS care work of women, the “invisible workers.”

 

Article can be accessed on-line here in PDF format.

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