(picture: On 1 July 2010, Zimbabwean writer, Virginia Phiri donated copies of all her books (including the latest, Highway Queen) to the University of Zimbabwe library through librarian Ms Y. Chimuka)
The Embassy of Spain and its Cultural Centre, in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Young Women's Network for Peace Building (ZYWNP) has the pleasure of inviting you to the February 2012 edition of:
Young Women's Open Forum
Topic: "Sex workers and taboos on sexual health"
Guest of honour:
*Virginia Phiri, writer
The Forum will consist of a reading of excerpts from the books "Highway Queen" and "Desperate" and an open debate on the subject of prostitution, sex rights and sex education.
"Desperate" and "Highway Queen", both among Virginia Phiri's most acclaimed books, are collections of stories picturing sex workers,cross-border women traders and, in general, tribulations faced by challenged women during what has been described as 'the Zimbabwean crisis'.
Venue: Cultural Centre, Embassy of Spain
16 Phillips Avenue, Belgravia, Harare
Date: Wednesday 29th February
Time: 5 p.m. for 5.30pm