Ruramai's Story - International Human Rights Day 2012

From This is Zimbabwe Mon Dec 10 2012, 06:06:15

Ruramai was married young, at 15. The age of sexual consent in Zimbabwe is 16. When she got married, her now late husband, Simbarashe, was a self-employed cross-border trader who spent most of his time travelling to faraway places such as Dar-es-Salam, Lusaka, Gaborone and Johannesburg to buy clothing for resale back home. This is [...]

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