When Wazilfa began to show, her employer turned her over to the authorities.
She held up a hand and told us to wait while she found a piece of paper and a pen.
With the help of her sponsor, she was able to avoid jail.
The police traced his real identity through his phone number.
This is a dangerous combination when zina laws are applied.
These women are often persuaded to get a “boyfriend” to help supplement their salaries and provide comfort and friendship.
Immediately, messages from men living in the city flooded my feed.They carried on a relationship for almost one year.Many steamy Friday afternoons ensued, and she got pregnant. But he disappeared when she told him she was pregnant.The father had denied paternity, but he could not deny the results of a court-mandated DNA test. Then there was Ann, who gave birth in the bathroom of her employer’s home.And a woman who asked to be called V, who was turned in by hospital staff for allegedly trying to have an abortion. They were all domestic workers, they all met their boyfriends online and all of the men had abandoned them once they were told they were going to be fathers. Jo is unsure, but she thinks her husband was able to avoid jail by marrying her. Ann’s boyfriend, meanwhile, had apparently given her a fake name.