Posted by in on October 24, 2008

Wife inheritance: A death sentence behind the mask of culture

This report gives an assessment of the circumstances related to wife inheritance in a multi-cultural setting among the residents of Mathare, Kiambiu and Mukuru kwa Njenga slums of Nairobi.It also explores how wife inheritance relates to women’s rights and HIV/AIDS. The findings are intended to form a basis for best practices that would protect widows from exploitation.