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ZAMBIA: Chinese Underage Sex Scandal Sparks Emotive Debate

January 31, 2012

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By Lewis Mwanangombe Daliu, 46, a carpenter from China never imagined himself in the dreadful confines of a stinking and overcrowded Zambian jail where conditions are so terrible that they lead to gastronomic disorders and skin diseases within days of confinement. But that is how the dice has fallen for Zhang and three other expatriate […]

ZAMBIA: Chinese Underage Sex Scandal Sparks Emotive Debate

January 31, 2012

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By Lewis Mwanangombe Daliu, 46, a carpenter from China never imagined himself in the dreadful confines of a stinking and overcrowded Zambian jail where conditions are so terrible that they lead to gastronomic disorders and skin diseases within days of confinement. But that is how the dice has fallen for Zhang and three other expatriate […]

Zambian Sex Workers Offered ‘Transformation’

January 16, 2012

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By Chanda Katongo WeNews correspondentMonday, January 16, 2012 A nongovernmental group in Zambia has reached out to 7,000 sex workers since 1992 and has helped many find new occupations. But other women in the impoverished country don’t think they can afford to quit. “I do this for my daughter,” one says. LUSAKA, Zambia (WOMENSENEWS) — […]

New Legal case brings needed attention to child marriage in Zambia

August 7, 2011

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Lillian Banda – Women News Network – WNN Rural Zambian girls face danger in being forced to marry at a young age. Image: Saraat Had it not been for the prompt action of a concerned community, Zambian 15-year-old Evelyn Mwale would still be trapped in a forced marriage. In April 2011, the then14-year-old Mwale was […]

New Legal case brings needed attention to child marriage in Zambia

August 7, 2011

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Lillian Banda – Women News Network – WNN Rural Zambian girls face danger in being forced to marry at a young age. Image: Saraat Had it not been for the prompt action of a concerned community, Zambian 15-year-old Evelyn Mwale would still be trapped in a forced marriage. In April 2011, the then14-year-old Mwale was […]