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Abi Newman

Bold new plan for gender equality

Resentful of the man who has made her HIV-positive, a teenage girl sets out to infect as many males in the village as possible. Realising what she has done, a baying mob tries to lynch her, but she runs away. When her grandmother discovers the truth, and realises the girl will never marry, she sobs uncontrollably. Without a man to support her, how will the girl survive? As if in answer, a man offers her money for sex. The tension is palpable.

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