A CALL BY THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW GROUP FOR URGENT ACTION ON WORSENING EFFECTS OF HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC ON WOMEN

 

*  A note from International Human Rights Law Group (Africa Programs),1200 18th St. NW, Suite 602, Washington, DC 20036 USA

 

*  Announcing a “DAY OF ACTION”  (28 August 2001) to call on the international community to pay attention to the effects of HIV/Aids epidemic on women in Africa

 

*  A letter of petition (for visitors to forward) to Dr. Peter Piot, Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), encouraging him and UNAIDS to highlight the role of the denial of women’s inheritance rights in the spread of HIV/AIDS and to integrate the issue into the UNAIDS mission in Africa.

(25/08/01)