Gender, AIDS and Food Security: Culture and Vulnerability in by Mariame Maiga

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Regarding its agenda, the Global Fund has implemented four regional AIDS mitigation programmes, and five sectoral AIDS mitigation programmes. The country grant portfolio, released by the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Côte d’Ivoire is estimated at US$18 million for 2006-2010 (UNAIDS, 2008b). The Global Fund programme is as yet not operative in the research area. The World Bank’s Multi-country AIDS Programme (MAP) Côte d’Ivoire is one of the countries that have benefited from the Multi-country AIDS Programme for Africa (MAP), launched by the World Bank to mitigate the epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa.

Households are viewed as being sustainable if they can adjust to threats without compromising their ability to survive shocks to their livelihoods’ (Stokes, 2003: 2). Brons et al. (2007) have pointed out the importance of including cultural variables in the livelihood framework. From their perspective, some cultural landscapes can potentially increase women’s vulnerability. That may explain, for instance, women’s greater vulnerability to AIDS impacts, compared to their male counterparts (see Chapter 5).

According to Kabeer (1995), social norms are gendered as well. In fact, regardless of the key role that women are playing in the socio-economic development process, their contribution generally remains invisible, due to social, economic, political and cultural gender inequalities. The socio-cultural perceptions of women’s contribution to the household affect their bargaining power at the household level (Sen, 1990). Women’s position in society tends to be associated with marginalization and poverty, as their status is known to be lower than that of their male counterparts.

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