Sex workers get new lease of life

FROM a distance, she is an ordinary vendor selling bottled water in the sweltering heat of Chirundu, but she is also a commercial sex worker. BY XOLISANI NCUBE Prudence (42) is one of many sex workers who operate at Chirundu Border Post and has been in the trade for over 20 years having bedded more…

Ending AIDS by 2030

Zimbabwe AIDS Network (ZAN) convened key populations with the objective of amplifying civil society voices around the need for domestic health funding, proposing strategies for effective key populations programming and discussing common approaches to advocate for increased key populations’ access to health services. Tendai Mbengeranwa, the key populations coordinator for National Aids Council (NAC) highlighted…

3 500 sex workers access reproductive health services

More than 3 000 sex workers in Gweru are accessing sexual health services at a Centre for Sexual Health, HIV and Aids Research (CeSHHAR) mobile clinic, a move that has empowered them and reduced sexually-related diseases, a National Aids Council (NAC) official has said. NAC Gweru district co-ordinator, Murari Hwingwiri said the joint programmes with…