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Zimbabwe: Why suppression of Gay, Lesbian rights is danger for HIV control efforts.

Ray Mwareya 04 Feb 2018

Zimbabwe’s recently deposed president Robert Mugabe made no secret of his loathing for gay men and lesbians. He once famously described them as “worse than pigs and dogs”.

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WOMEN TABOOS RADIO is the first digital radio station in Zimbabwe dedicated to explore, expose and publish on the human rights abuses, persecution, and harrassment suffered by Lesbian, Gays, Bisexual and Transgender citizens in Zimbabwe.  Women Taboos Radio empowers Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Men and Women to write, film, publish or broadcast exclusively on their sensitive gender, health, income Taboos topics. The goal is to break cultural taboos that hurt gender equality progress. LGBTI human rights in Zimbabwe are the focus of our media channel. Our non-profit licence number is: 2016/462591/08