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Only a minimal amount of data is collected and reported in national documents.Homosexual acts are illegal in Zimbabwe for men who have sex with men (sometimes referred to as MSM), but legal for women who have sex with women.2 Deaths from AIDS-related illnesses continue to reduce, falling from 61,000 in 2013 to 30,000 in 2016.3 The Zimbabwean HIV epidemic is largely driven by unprotected heterosexual sex.But there are now growing epidemics among key populations who are at higher risk of HIV.5 National data on these populations is sparse.She was contributing to a motion which called on the government to ratify and incorporate into its gender laws, the SADC Model Law on Eradicating Child Marriage.
He was responding to calls by Senators on Tuesday that the minimum age one could be allowed to consent to sex should be aligned to a 2016 Constitutional Court ruling which outlawed the marriage of or among minors below 18.The proposed Bill will be able to amend the Marriages Act and the Customary Marriages Act and all other laws that are outdated in relation to marriages. To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.All Africa publishes around 900 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic.Despite this, some progress is being made; the number of sex workers reached with HIV prevention programmes in Zimbabwe has more than doubled in recent years, from 7,300 in 2014 to 16,900 in 2015.6 Case study: Victoria Falls, Hwange and Mutare In a study of 870 Zimbabwean sex workers, the prevalence of those living with HIV was found to be between 50% and 70%.
Of those who tested positive, half did not know they were infected and between 25% and 30% were accessing antiretroviral treatment.
4 International donors such as The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis and PEPFAR have attempted to ensure some of their funding is directed towards men who have sex with men.