Patience Akumu is a free-lance journalist based in Uganda.

She writes about human rights and social justice.


Patience Akumu
Human Rights, Development

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Close to two thirds of women in poor areas in Africa resort to selling sex to be able to feed themselves and their families. That is the result of a random interviewing exercise conducted in seven African countries in areas where the average income is on or below the poverty line of US$ 1,90 a day.