LACE’s innovative integration of health care and human rights led to LACE being featured in studies about legal empowerment published by the Journal of the International AIDS Society, and in the first-ever comprehensive study of the impact of legal empowerment programs. LACE leadership was invited to present overviews of our program at the 2010 International AIDS Conference in Vienna and the 2010 conference of the American Public Health Association, and has received recognition for excellence by researchers with the Harvard School of Public Health.
Working for Leah and Sharon. Leah J. is an HIV-positive Kenyan widow with three children. When her husband died of AIDS, he left behind a small piece of farmland that was the family’s only property and source of income. But Leah’s in-laws forced her and her children off the land, and they were left homeless […]