"Chats about condoms are banned in church youth workshops. Pastors shout "condoms are satan´s tool." Zimbabwe has Africa´s highest teenage fertility rate.
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.
Migrant, underage brides are trooping from neigbouring Zimbabwe and Mozambique to live and give births as “wives” of cash rich but equally underage “husbands.”
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.
During a grueling 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." United Nations Population Fund aims to put an end to this neglected health condition that affects an estimated 2 million women in the developing world.
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.