Articles tagged 'teenagers'

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...
HIV infection rise among adolescents 11 December 2016 HARARE - While the country has made enormous strides in reducing the HIV prevalence, gains made thus far could be reduced by a spike in infections among adolescents, the Health and Child Care ministry warned recently. Last year alone nearly 14 000 girls and young women, between the ages of 15 ...
HIV fight to focus on adolescents 13 December 2015 HARARE - The fight against the HIV pandemic has shifted towards focusing more on adolescents and how they should be involved in ending HIV by the year 2030. This comes at a time when the US is also giving out money for the Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women (...
Chief dresses down teens' scanty clothes 6 January 2014 HARARE - A traditional leader has blamed parents for failing to enforce a decent dress code for female children, alleging this could be fuelling rape cases. Chief Enos Pfungwa Musarurwa, from Mashonaland East, said the dressing of many girls was increasing their vulnerability to rapists as par...
Teenage mothers flood private colleges 16 June 2013 BULAWAYO - At the turn of the millennium, informal education centres offering academic and tertiary studies sprung up particularly in the major urban centres. Though initially despised as last resort options, private colleges gained acceptance primarily because of their laxity on entry qualificat...