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Assets and Property Rights, HIV and AIDS

Publication Subtitle: Women's property and inheritance rights in the context of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa
Publication Year: 2004
Publication Author: Richard S. Strickland, Ph.D.

Does women’s lack of property rights increases household poverty and their vulnerability to HIV infection? Would securing these rights mitigate the impoverishing impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic? This paper seeks to answer these questions and further examine the links between HIV/AIDS and women’s property rights.

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