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Widowhood and vulnerability to HIV and AIDS-related shocks

Flora L. Kessy

Widowhood and vulnerability to HIV and AIDS-related shocks

exploring resilience avenues

by Flora L. Kessy

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Published by Research on Poverty Alleviation in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Services for,
  • Patients,
  • HIV infections,
  • AIDS (Disease),
  • Widowhood

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 36-37).

    Statementby Flora Kessy, Iddy Mayumana, and Yoswe Msongwe
    SeriesResearch report -- 10/5
    ContributionsMayumana, Iddy, Msongwe, Yoswe
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 K468 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 44 p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24882447M
    ISBN 109789987615551
    LC Control Number2010307492

    The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), in partnership with the Global Coalition on Women and AIDS (GCWA/UNAIDS) and the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), is implementing the Reducing Women’s and Girls’ Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS by Strengthening their Property and Inheritance Rights grants program, referred to below as Strengthening Women’s File Size: KB. million people in the region had died of AIDS-related illnesses, and almost 27 million were estimated to be living with HIV/AIDS. 1. The epidemic is taking an enormous toll on the region’s youth: Nearly 10 million women and men aged 15–24—roughly one in 14 young adults—are living with HIV/AIDS. 2. .   HIV-related stigma, asset inheritance and chronic poverty: Vulnerability and resilience of widows and caregiving children and youth in Tanzania and Uganda Ruth Evans Progress in Development Studies 4, Cited by: 6.


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Widowhood and vulnerability to HIV and AIDS-related shocks by Flora L. Kessy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Citation Kessy, F.L. et al. () Widowhood and vulnerability to HIV and AIDS-related shocks: exploring resilience avenues. REPOA Brief noCited by: 8. Citation Kessy, F.L. et al. () Widowhood and vulnerability to HIV and AIDS-related shocks: exploring resilience avenues.

Research Report 10/ by: 8. Widowhood and vulnerability to HIV and AIDS-related shocks: exploring resilience avenues By Flora L. Kessy, Iddy Mayumana and Yoswe Msongwe Topics: Gender, Rights, HIV/AIDS. Young people in sub-Saharan Africa are identified as vulnerable to HIV infection; their vulnerability is attributed to risky sexual behaviours, low risk perceptions, and lack of access to HIV.

Widowhood and Vulnerability to HIV and AIDS Related Shocks Exploring Resilience Avenues "This study explored the contexts under which violation of the inheritance and property rights of widows and orphans occurs and resilience avenues for safeguarding these rights.

Protecting vulnerable individuals and groups in society is both a moral. Widowhood, remarriage and migration during the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Uganda* James P.M.

Ntozi Department of Population Studies, Makerere University, P.O. BoxKampala, Uganda Abstract Recently the levels of widowhood have increased in countries of sub-Saharan Africa that are afflicted by the HIV/AIDS by:   This is more the case in Widowhood and vulnerability to HIV and AIDS-related shocks book Africa where the evidence suggests that men are more likely to infect their wives, and where male mortality due to AIDS occurs earlier than in women.

12,15,16 While it is documented that HIV positive widows may have been infected by their deceased male partners, widowhood in sub-Saharan Africa, by itself, poses significant HIV risks to by: Widowhood in the era of HIV/AIDS: a case study of Slaya District, Kenya. Luo women are believed to acquire contagious cultural impurity after the death of their husbands that is perceived as dangerous to other people.

To neutralise this impure state, a sexual cleansing rite is observed. Women and girls' greater vulnerability to the HIV infection derives from biological aspects and social, economic, legal and cultural factors, highlighting gender roles, unbalanced power relations and the acceptance of violence against women by society.

For instance, Caldwell () suggests that even though the prevalence of AIDS increases the number of widows, this may only be for a short time, with their period of widowhood following the death of an HIV-infected husband usually ranging between 1 and 2years (e.g., Government of Uganda and Uganda National Council for Children, ).Cited by: The study’s findings are consistent with concerns from bioethicists that vulnerability in research has not been clearly or uniformly defined in the federal regulations on human subjects research, and special protections delineated for select vulnerable populations often have made it difficult for these vulnerable populations to participate in HIV/AIDS clinical trials from which they could benefit [2, 5].Cited by: 3.

hypotheses’: that HIV/AIDS leads to (1) “new patterns of vulnerability to destitution and hunger”; (2) “new trajectories of destitution during crisis”; and (3) changes in the “ecology of nutrition and infection, and thereby the pattern and level of child mortality” (de Waal, ).

In his chapter on NVF in the The Africa Portal is a research repository and an expert analysis hub on African affairs. HIV & AIDS situation in South Asia Mobility in South Asia Migration and HIV & AIDS HIV Situation and Vulnerability in Bangladesh HIV Situation and Vulnerability in India 8 CHAPTER 2 Methodology 13 Study Design Study Methods (Quantitative) Study Methods.

Research Report. Widowhood and Vulnerability to HIV and AIDS Related Shocks. Exploring Resilience Avenues This study explored the contexts and factors under which violation of the inheritance. Research Report. Poverty and the Rights of Children at Household Level. An HIV-positive person tries to “tame” their life situation that has been determi-ned by the HIV-positive diagnosis.

The individual’s realization of the diagnosed HIV passes the following two phases – an emotional shock and psychological adaptation to the health status caused by the diagnosis. The person infected with HIV reflects. What factors make some populations more vulnerable to HIV and AIDS.

Due to cultural, societal, legal and religious practices and beliefs, changes in the political or social environment, and factors such as war and poverty, certain population groups are shown to be at higher risk of contracting HIV and/or of having to deal with the consequences of HIV and AIDS.

Nowhere are the consequences of HIV/AIDS and the resulting resource implications more evident than in the health sector. The health sector has long been key in the response to HIV/AIDS, but its role has become more central with the relatively recent addition of.

to HIV/AIDS are often driven by the vulnerability of many groups including, women, orphans, woman-and youth-headed households, and elders. These groups are often those that are in most distress. The session also mentioned the challenges of AIDS-related discrimination and File Size: KB. A study, "Widowhood and Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS and Related Shocks", conducted by Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA), showed that land and property grabbing from widows.

to STI/HIV infection than men. As a result, there is growing concern to reduce the potential vulnerability of STI/HIV among adolescents and youth through different innovative strategies. It is against this backdrop that CHARCA aims to reduce the vulnerability of women, particularly young women ( years), from HIVFile Size: KB.

Conversely, insecure land tenure and property rights for women can contribute to the spread of HIV and to a weakened ability to cope with the consequences of AIDS. Land is a critical asset for the rural poor, and in most countries, men hold the rights to and control over land.

Child Vulnerability and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence of what works in addressing child vulnerability in the context of HIV and AIDS in order considered to make orphans very vulnerable to other shocks and deprivations including food insecurity and malnutrition. HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Stefano Bertozzi, Nancy S.

Padian, Jeny Wegbreit, Lisa M. DeMaria, Becca Feldman, Helene Gayle, Julian Gold, Robert Grant, trends in the burden of HIV- and AIDS-related mortality. Between andthe percentage of women living with HIV/AIDS increased from 41 to 50 percent.

This trend is. family about his HIV-positive status. After his first wife died of AIDS-related illness, he married her sister— Keshava’s mother.

He did not tell his second wife that he had been infected with HIV and she, too, contracted the virus. Keshava’s parents had two children together before both parents died of AIDS-related illnesses. While Demetriades and Esplen () and Denton () have previously drawn connections between climate vulnerability, poverty, and gender in theoretical terms, this paper seeks to substantiate links through an empirical case study (Ford et al.

) exploring the intersection of HIV/AIDS vulnerability and climate : Valerie Githinji, Todd A. Crane. HIV/AIDS AND CHANGING VULNERABILITY TO CRISIS IN TANZANIA: IMPLICATIONS FOR FOOD SECURITY AND POVERTY REDUCTION1 Paper presented by Tumushabe Joseph Makerere University ISAE, Kampala Uganda At the International Conference on HIV/AIDS, Food and Nutrition Security Durban, South Africa AprilIntroduction 1.

HIV/AIDS has become one of the largest health care and social challenges for southern Africa, as well as for the global community. Over 20% of the population is estimated to be affected by HIV, and life expectancy in the region has plummeted (Fig.

1, Fig. 2) effects of HIV/AIDS are far-reaching; they are not limited to the individuals who become infected but extend to families, co Cited by: Their resources are affected due to HIV/AIDS-related labour loss and asset-eroding effects and disinvestment in production and child education.

While in the overwhelming majority of the affected cases the effects of AIDS are negative and lead to increased impoverishment and vulnerability, for some households HIV/AIDS-related effects are manageable.

States ever since the outbreak of HIV/AIDS have been using different methods in order to combat the pandemic if possible and to reduce vulnerability.

In spite of this, HIV/AIDS continues to be prevalent especially in a less developed countries to the extent that it to be hurdle for development. Criminalization of HIV/AIDS patients is one of the mechanisms that are used in the fight against the Author: Yonas Mekonnen Ekubu.

RECOVERY FROM "AIDS" By John Lauritsen. The AIDS War [1] AIDS-Related Complex (ARC), HIV positive, asymptomatic HIV disease, symptomatic HIV disease, advanced HIV disease.

They are all false diagnoses, inasmuch as they are based on the assumption that HIV is pathogenic. and my experience is not unusual. In his book, Circle Of. Increasing HIV prevalence, new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths An estimated [ – ] people were living with HIV in the Middle East and North Africa at the end of Start studying Chapter Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS!.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. A study, “Widowhood and Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS and Related Shocks”, conducted by Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA), showed that land and property grabbing from widows is still widespread in Tanzania.

Women and girls’ increased vulnerability to HIV/AIDS The concept of gender plays a major role in determining the type of health services one accesses. Gender relates to. StudentShare. Our website is a unique platform where students can share their papers in a matter of giving an example of the work to be done.

If you find papers matching your. Key affected populations, HIV and AIDS People who belong to key affected populations (KAPs) are people who, for one reason or another, are more vulnerable to HIV infection.

This could be because they engage in high-risk behaviours such as injecting drugs, or because they are marginalised by society and fearful of accessing HIV services. Their resources are affected due to HIV/AIDS- related labour loss and asset-eroding effects and disinvestment in production and child education.

While in the overwhelming majority of the affected cases the effects of AIDS are negative and lead to increased impoverishment and vulnerability, for some households HIV/AIDS-related effects are Author: Monica Karuhanga Beraho.

Suggested Citation: Enhancing Nigeria’s HIV and AIDS Response Programme (ENR). Enhancing Nigeria’s HIV and AIDS Response Programme: A Book of Abstracts (–). Abuja: ENR. The content of this report is the responsibility of ENR. This material has been funded by UK aid from the UK government.

However, the views expressed do. Women’s vulnerability to HIV More women than men are now HIV-positive; in Africa, the infection rate in the 15 - 24 age group is an estimated 20 women for every 10 men. Downloadable (with restrictions). Migration and HIV research in sub-Saharan Africa has focused on HIV risks to male migrants, yet women's levels of participation in internal migration have met or exceeded those of men in the region.

Moreover, studies that have examined HIV risks to female migrants found higher risk behavior and HIV prevalence among migrant compared to non-migrant women. Martin J., Dean L. Effects of AIDS-related bereavement and HIV-related illness on psychological distress among gay men: A 7 year longitudinal study, Journal of Consulting and Clinical.STI and HIV/AIDS programs with vulnerable groups must recognize the totality of individuals and not just their sexual or drug use behavior, moving beyond condom social marketing to include advocacy, harm reduction, capacity building, community development and sensitization, and nurturingFile Size: 21KB.You read "Final the Relationship Between Hiv and Aids and Poverty" in category "Essay Examples" Therefore, HIV is high in Africa as compared to other continents of the world as well as poverty.

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