Prostitution in Namibia is legal    and a highly prevalent common practice. Human trafficking child prostitution  and HIV  are problems in the country. Prostitution takes place all over the country, particularly in border areas, transport corridors, Walvis Bay and the capital Windhoek.
Southern African Legal Assistance Network SALAN This is a southern African network of legal aid and legal assistance NGOs which addresses public interest issues through legal means to promote human rights in the region, and which strives to develop, promote and strengthen democracy in the region. Law Society of Namibia The Law Society of Namibia LSN is a self-regulating body created in terms of the Legal Practitioners Act which serves the profession and the public by promoting justice, protecting the independence of the judiciary and upholding the Rule of Law. Law Reform and Development Commission of Namibia The LRDC therefore has a statutory function to: repeal obsolete or unnecessary enactments, consolidate or codify any branch of law, integrate customary law with common and statutory law, develop new or more effective procedures for administration of the law and work towards the enactment of the laws to enhance respect for human rights as enshrined in the Namibian Constitution or to ensure compliance with international legal obligations.
NAMPA A man killed his wife with a pistol in the early hours of yesterday, before turning the gun on himself Police in Kavango East have expressed concern over the increase in the number of rape cases in the region, while urging women to protect themselves Ten suspects were recently arrested in connection with wildlife crimes and four new cases were registered.
Namibia follows a largely independent foreign policywith strong affiliations with states that aided the independence struggle, including Libya and Cuba. Namibia is a member of 47 international organizations. These are: .
Metrics details. Alcohol is associated with sexual risk-taking, leading to increased HIV risk. Baseline sexual behaviors, HIV and alcohol knowledge, and self-perceived HIV risk were examined among men reporting high-risk drinking in Katutura, Namibia.
I am tempted to write about HIV — prevention in prison, including the use of condoms. The recent alleged love triangle between inmates at Windhoek Central Prison that ended in the death of a year old prisoner is the main reason for this temptation. The point?
The devastating effect of AIDS in Namibia demonstrates how challenging the fight to control the disease can be, even in a country with good governance structures and economic opportunity. USAID supports evidence-based HIV prevention efforts including behavior change, biomedical, and structural interventions that proved to have real impact on communities. These efforts include:.
This Saturday, Beat Street will celebrate its three-year anniversary at Nyama restaurant. The event promises a unique hip-hop experience. SEX with a girl under the age of 16 remains a crime in Namibia, and is likely to lead to imprisonment - especially if it also involves a much older man. This was re-emphasised in the judgement and sentence handed down in the Windhoek Regional Court last week.
Children between the ages of 6 and 11 go beyond basic development to the journey of acquiring the skills and emotional confidence they need to operate within society. Education becomes a major part of their experience, character, and confidence building. This means that more needs to be done to meet the constitutional requirement that all children receive and complete at least 5 years of schooling.
A local newspaper, the Desmoines Register, reported that Iowa State University police have arrested the year-old Jona Shitaleni Paulus, graduate student accused of sexually abusing a woman earlier this month at his university apartment. Shitaleni, a resident of Ames, was charged on Thursday with third-degree sexual assault. According to a criminal complaint, Paulus committed a sex act with a woman who was in his apartment in the University Village complex during the early morning hours of April 6 while on top of her, holding her down against her will. Police said she was eventually able to push him off of her and then began recording him with her phone as she was leaving.