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Amy Fallon

South Africa pushes to combat HIV among girls #blessed by sugar daddies

Mar 25 2018

JOHANNESBURG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Before 20-year-old Lebogang Motsumi even had sex with her first "blesser" - or sugar daddy - a successful, married, company boss more than twice her age, he handed her a wad of cash.

'The only hope is to die': Suicide soars among Ugandan migrants abused in the Gulf

Nov 30 2017

KAMPALA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ugandan domestic worker Shahira begged her employer in Oman to let her go home, after he sexually harassed her and his wives spat at her and threw soiled nappies and water at her.

Ugandans take Chinese firm to court in latest HIV workplace battle

Jul 26 2017

KAMPALA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Kato was called into his manager's office, the Ugandan driver assumed he would be sent on an errand, not be ordered to take an HIV test and lose his job when it came back positive, leading him to sue his Chinese employer for unfair dismissal.

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