Dossier on Widowhood: Issues of Discrimination for the Attention of CEDAW

Publisher: Widows for Peace through Democracy

Date: 2010

Format: Report

Link to report

Women with HIV whose husbands have died are often especially vulnerable to lack of or abuse of their property and inheritance rights, as well as “wife inheritance” by a male relative of their husband. They also risk losing custody of their children. This  from Sophia supporters,  explains more.