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Zimbabwe: Give Inmates Condoms to Reduce HIV Infections - Opposition

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An MDC Senator has called on government to accept the reality of rampant homosexuality in the country's prisons and provide measures to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Thematic Committee on HIV/and AIDS chairperson Morgan Femai, after a visit to Chikirubi Maximum Prison, home to over 500 HIV positive inmates called on authorities to provide the prisoners with condoms in order to reduce prevalence and re-infections

"The issue of condom distribution is very important. Inmates should be given condoms because they are overcrowded in these cells. They are human beings and it is something that we cannot ignore. A cell that has a capacity of 500 inmates,

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