TANZANIA: The downside of an economic boom

Tuesday, December 2, 2008
IRINGA Tuesday, December 02, 2008 (IRIN) - For two months of the year, James Lusago can count on a steady income from working in the rice fields of Pawaga, in the southwestern Tanzanian region of Iringa. But there's a dangerous side effect to this temporary economic freedom: lonely and far from family and friends, he spends part of his salary on sex. "It's a normal thing when you are away from home, doing hard work all day," Lusago, 25, told IRIN/PlusNews. "In the village, women don't have...
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