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A story from

This is Tisunge. Her husband was a successful cross border trader but died in a car accident. His relatives took all his things and business leaving her with nothing. With no business Tisunge was desperate to make money for her children and decided to walk with men at night and to sell her body. After some time she felt sick. At hospital they said she had HIV. She cries a lot. How is she now going to support for her children?

Photograph and story by Gloria Kabango Mwanyongo, cross border trader in Blantyre, Malawi

Experience of this border

Location of border

Blantyre, Southern Region, Malawi