Half the population is under 15, and it always makes a keen
appearance when foreigners turn up. The children will gently crowd you,
ask for sweets or money, and the bolder ones will strike a pose and ask
for you to take their photo, which is curious as it's a good bet they'll
never see the result.
This picture was taken in a large trucking town. We accompanied a family planning worker who told us that every other household in her desperately poor patch housed a prostitute. She was there to advocate and supply condoms - which she seemed successful in doing - as part of an integrated sexual health programme.
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