Articles tagged 'sex workers'

Sex workers exhibit at ZITF 28 April 2018 BULAWAYO - Zimbabwe is, indeed, now open for business. If anyone doubted this, then the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) left them without any shadow of doubt. For the first time in its 50-year-long history, ZITF attracted members of the oldest profession who exhibited at the premie...
MPs outraged over teen girls abuse 30 September 2017 HARARE - Legislators on Tuesday expressed shock over underage commercial sex work in Epworth, Hopley and Caledonia and called on the government to swoop on and arrest paedophiles who are targeting poverty-ravaged young girls, raping and sexually exploiting them. Presenting her motion in the Na...
MDC targets sex workers 16 May 2017 MUTARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC is leaving no stone unturned in its quest to defeat President Robert Mugabe and his warring Zanu PF in next year's eagerly-anticipated national elections. This comes as the MDC has launched an aggressive recruitment exercise, targeting even se...
Hookers abstain from STI cure 1 September 2013 HARARE - Most Zimbabwean sex workers are not seeking medical treatment for sexually transmitted infections. Aid workers also say only one in three female sex workers receive adequate HIV prevention and government was not doing much to help with the prevention and elimination of the pandemic. ...
Alleged 'hookers' freed 13 July 2013 HARARE - Key State witnesses failed to pitch up yesterday for the trial of alleged commercial sex workers arrested under “Operation Zvanyanya”. The group was arrested last Friday in the Avenues and other hide-outs in a dragnet meant to rid Harare of prostitution. Magistrate Blessing Murwisi...
Alleged sex workers fail to pay $200 bail 11 July 2013 HARARE - At least 53 commercial sex workers arrested on Friday morning have been placed on initial remand after failing to raise $100 fine or the $200 bail. The women were arrested under a police operation code named Operation Zvanyanya aimed at flushing out sex workers from the Avenues area and ...
'Sex workers lack alternative' 13 January 2013 MUTARE - Inspecting a parade of scantily dressed sex merchants lining a booking house in Mutare s city centre, my attention is drawn to excited shouts from three young boys further up D Avenue. They are reacting to the shock of realising that their daytime playmate is a commercial sex worker on t...