ZIMBABWE HIV positive teenage boy kills self after sex ban

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An HIV positive 16-year-old teenage boy in Zimbabwe has reportedly killed himself after he was reprimanded by his mother for having sex.  According to the state owned Chronicle newspaper, Jimmy Tichaona Chivende jumped from a 30m high water tank reservoir, and died on the spot.

Acting police spokesperson assistant inspector Ethel Mukwende confirmed the incident, saying that the boy’s body was discovered by a passer-by on Sunday.  Read More

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