Women, land rights and HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe: the case of Zvimba communal area in Mashonaland West Province

@inproceedings{Arisunta2010WomenLR,
  title={Women, land rights and HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe: the case of Zvimba communal area in Mashonaland West Province},
  author={Caroline Arisunta},
  year={2010}
}
The HIV and AIDS pandemic has not spared rural communities in Zimbabwe. HIV and AIDS is believed to have negative implications on land tenure security for women in Southern Africa. Policy makers and gender activists have raised numerous concerns regarding the vulnerability of women and children and particularly widows and orphans, to loss or erosion of land rights as a direct consequence of AIDS. The aim of this article, therefore, to explore women’s access to land under the customary tenure… CONTINUE READING