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Women and WaterAid Issue Sheet (PDF file, 4 pages)

This issue sheet offers a broad overview of how women's work, health and well-being is impacted by water issues, primarily in Africa and Asia. It concludes with a summary of women taking the issue into their own hands. "In Africa and Asia women are generally responsible for collecting water for their families. On average, in rural Africa, women spend 26% of their time collecting water, which often means having to walk five miles or more to the nearest water source. … Read More»

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Women Girls, and HIV - (VIH, SIDA, mujeres, ninas) Website information and resources

Here are a few of the key groups and websites for information about HIV/AIDS in women and girls. --AC d'Adesky/PulseWire International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS - an international network for HIV-positive women, based in UK, with chapters around the world. http://www.icw.org Society of Women and AIDS in Africa - a network of African groups fighting HIV in women http://www.swaainternational.org/ The Well Project (US) - a US site and resources for HIV-postive women http://www.thewellproject.org/en_US/ … Read More»

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Online Video Report: Ethiopia - From RISK to ACTION: Women and HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia (40 mins)

Ethiopia - From RISK to ACTION: Women and HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia. Nearly 60% of HIV infected individuals in Ethiopia are women. Gender bias and the biology of transmission make women more vulnerable to infection. Poverty, lack of access to education, and violence against women increase their risk. This film profiles the connection between gender and HIV/AIDS, as well as the work of leaders in education and policy change to improve the status of women. … Read More»

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