The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Harare, Robert Ndlovu, has told the BBC that there are now at least a million orphans in Zimbabwe - with many facing sexual and physical abuse from their extended families.
A Today programme team has been to Zimbabwe, four months since a power-sharing government took over, to meet the archbishop. Hear his views, and see what life is like for the country's poor.
Some photographs courtesy AFP and Getty Images. Slideshow production: Mike Thomson, Ed Prendeville, Paul Kerley. Publication date 10 June 2009.
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