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Gendercide affects women of all ages. Older women, particularly widows, are extremely vulnerable, as you will see. The video describes two practices in South Africa that cause illness and death among widows -- sexual "widow cleansing" by HIV-infected men and the appropriation of the couple's property by the dead husband's brothers and family.
The loss of property experienced by widows is not a uniquely South African tradition. Widows across much of Africa and Asia have no claim to their husbands' property and in many cases no right to own or inherit property and wealth at all. They watch helplessly as it passes to their sons or to their dead husband's brothers.