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The girl-child deserves better

Growing up in the mining town of Shamva Trish Gore (15)* was poised for a great future had it not been that nature knocked at her parents’ door when they perished in a horrific road traffic accident when she was only ten. By Elia Ntali Due…

The plight of widowed rural women

“My husband`s death was a major setback, everything we had achieved together, including our plot was taken away because I refused to be inherited by his young brother according to traditional customs”, lamented  Janet Mpinga. Watmore…

The Plight Of Expectant Mothers

The mid day sun was at its zenith and taking an easy stroll in the dusty uneven path was a heavily pregnant young woman, probably in her early twenties, and from the look of things she is coming from the clinic as she is holding a hospital…