Arminda Zandamela (1983) is a Mozambican HIV expert. She studied Sociology at the Eduardo Modlane University in Maputo.
Arminda Zandamela also has a postgraduate in Human Rights from the Pontificia Universidade Católica in Rio de Janeiro. She develops HIV prevention programmes for female sex workers and prisoners.
Maputo's Material Girls
MAPUTO - In poverty-stricken Mozambique, young women are obliged to sell their bodies to wealthier or white men. A general wisdom with cliché status. But is such a simple analysis correct? What does international research say and what do the women themselves think about their sexual practices and social status?