neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west.The capital city is Lusaka, in the south-central part of Zambia.If you were also suspicious about the womanâ€™s nocturnal activities, I understand.It is a normal reaction, especially that she was not away selling tomatoes or boiled eggs on the streets, but sex at night clubs in the hood.Zambia's national HIV response is keen to address this in their future plans.9 Until recently, Zambia had not systematically collected data or monitored the impact of HIV and AIDS on key affected populations although this is now changing.
The provision also extends to "attempts to procure the commission of any such act [of gross indecency]".
Formerly a colony of the British Empire, Zambia inherited the laws and legal system of its colonial master upon independence in 1964.
Laws concerning homosexuality have largely remained unchanged since then, and homosexuality is covered by sodomy laws that also proscribe bestiality.
In 2015, around 55,000 adults and 5,000 children became newly infected with HIV in Zambia.1 New infections are decreasing, especially in children - in 2010, 60,000 adults and 13,000 children acquired HIV.2 HIV prevalence in Zambia has also declined, falling by 19% between 20.3 However, it is still relatively high, with official figures estimating it at 12.9% in 20154 and a PEPFAR study estimating it at 11.9% in 2016.5 HIV prevalence in Zambia has declined, falling by 19% between 20.
Around 1.2 million people in Zambia are living with HIV.6 In 2015, life expectancy for men was 59 years and for women 65 years.7 This is a considerable increase from the 2012 life expectancy of 49.4 years, partly thanks to improved access to antiretroviral treatment.8 Unprotected heterosexual sex drives the Zambian HIV epidemic, with 90% of new infections recorded as a result of not using a condom.