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Researchers Examine Why Married Swazi Women Delay, Drop Out Of HIV Treatment

Inter Press Service: Marriage a Barrier to ARV treatment for Swazi Women
“…[Thandeka Dlamini] and other researchers set out to find why married women [in Swaziland] start [antiretroviral therapy (ART)] late or drop out. Their study, conducted by MarxART, a project by the Swaziland National AIDS Programme (SNAP), found ‘distinct socio-cultural challenges faced by women before initiating ART that result in specific gendered decision making patterns’…” (Phakathi, 6/5).