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    ZIMBABWE: CHURCHES CONDOMS SCORN FUEL TEENAGE PREGNANCIES

    "Chats about condoms are banned in church youth workshops. Pastors shout "condoms are satan´s tool." Zimbabwe has Africa´s highest teenage fertility rate.

    WTR EDITORS | 2017-04-02 10:06:36
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    South Africa: Why now it’s Time For Legal Sex Work in the country

    In countries where legal sex work exists, sex workers are granted the same rights as any other kind of labourer, and they’re not excluded from social, legal and health services.

    CARTER MAVHIZA | 2017-04-13 16:36:35
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    South Africa: foreign child brides pursue gold mining underage “husbands”

    Migrant, underage brides are trooping from neigbouring Zimbabwe and Mozambique to live and give births as “wives” of cash rich but equally underage “husbands.”

    WTR EDITORS | 2017-05-02 12:26:17
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    Trump pumps fresh $13 Million for HIV in Southern Africa

    Money geared for families headed by HIV orphans. Nearly 190,000 children and people living with HIV or tuberculosis (TB) as well as 36,000 food-insecure households will be supported in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland.

    CARTER MAVHIZA | 2017-05-15 15:24:38
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    Obstetric Fistula: treating the secret disease that kills Zimbabwe´s child marriage victims.

    During a gruelling four day labour at her grandmother’s rural homestead, Nyasha suffered a still birth and developed fistula. “The child was dead, I was leaking urine. No one wanted to touch me."

    RAY MWAREYA | 2017-05-24 09:37:06
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    Zimbabwe: first test-tube IVF baby born

    Pregnancy success rate from the programme is now about the same as in countries, where IVF was well established. More births under this programme are expected in the coming months.

    WTR EDITORS | 2017-05-25 10:03:35

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