Despite high economic growth rates in recent years, Mozambique remains among the poorest countries of the world.
“In addition to adhering to the programme, many of them have reduced their daily number of partners.
BOSTON — A new World Bank report released today shows that Save the Children's preschool program in Mozambique helps children in rural Africa thrive and has a positive ripple effect on their family, too.
It is recommended that travelers acquire the appropriate visa prior to departing for Mozambique, although a one-entry visa can be obtained at country points of entry, including airports.
Foreigners in Mozambique without a valid visa can expect to pay a substantial fine for each day they are in Mozambique illegally.
Five sweeps were carried out in Manica in 2008, leading to the repatriation of more than 400 Zimbabwean sex workers, most of them with expired Mozambican entry visas.
The operations were coordinated by the police and health authorities, and concentrated on the main “sex stops” along the Beira transport corridor, which runs from the port city of Beira, on the Mozambican coast, to Harare, and includes the cities of Manica and Chimoio, the town of Gôndola and the administrative post of Inchope.
Marília Pugas, head doctor at the Manica Provincial Health Department, said the number of sex workers coming from Zimbabwe had increased in the past few years.
The women are highly vulnerable to HIV, mainly due to the difference in price between sex with a condom () and unprotected sex ().
Although she is not one of the resident prostitutes, a friend lets her bring her clients to the centre.