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.

Basic information

Name
Arminda Zandamela
Title
HIV expert
Country
Mozambique
City
Maputo

Supported projects

Maputo's Material Girls

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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?