Zambian Women Accept Marital Violence

The latest Zambia Demographic and Health Survey revealed that not only is marital violence common here, but many wives also believe they deserve it. The Zambian parliament is discussing a bill to provide shelters for women and children fleeing abuse.

Rwanda’s AIDS Effort Offers Zambia a Lesson

Zambia is receiving hefty U.S. funding for its anti-AIDS effort but is showing much less for it than nearby Rwanda. A comparison of the countries suggests two key ingredients of success: strong condom promotion and support of women’s rights.