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ASWA finally gets registered in Kenya

After several years of seeking legal status, finally, the African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) has been granted registration as an Organisation by Kenya’s Ministry...

ASWA Profile: Patrick Fotso – Cameroon

For the next few months, ASWA will be highlighting the work of courageous African sex workers' rights activists across the continent. ASWA is also building...

What African sex workers want

There are basically three things African sex workers desire, and hope for Rather than looking at the ethical, religious or personal stances on sex work,...

Sex worker organising at CFCS VI

The 6th Changing Faces, Changing Spaces (CFCS) conference is currently underway, and African sex workers are part of this important regional convening. Organised by UHAI...

Finding unity in Uganda’s diverse sex workers’ movement: Profiling Shamillah Batte

For the next few months, ASWA will be highlighting the work of courageous African sex workers' rights activists across the continent. ASWA  is also...

March 1 is #ZeroDiscrimination Day

Every year, on March 1, the world celebrates #ZeroDiscrimination Day. The day is marked as a time to celebrate diversity, tolerance and inclusion of our...

The Red Umbrella Fund 2017 Global Call for Applications is now open!

ASWA encourages sex worker led organisations in Africa to apply for the Red Umbrella Fund grant call Is your group, organisation or network led by...

Guide for sex workers looking to attend International AIDS Conference 2018 in Amsterdam

The 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS2018) will be hosted in Amsterdam, Netherlands, 23-27 July 2018. The theme of AIDS 2018 is “Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges”,...

Are you an African sex worker coming to ICASA 2017? ASWA wants to hear...

Are you an African sex worker coming to ICASA 2017? ASWA wants to hear from you!  ASWA is keen to ensure meaningful participation, and visibility...

African sex workers join Women’s March

Sex workers drawn from Kenya, and South Africa, joined the recently held Women's March that was marked globally on January 21, 2017. The Women's March was...

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Kenya sex workers end 2017 with key success

  The country’s movement made its voice heard for the first time at the United Nation’s Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women in...

Guide for sex workers looking to attend International AIDS Conference 2018 in Amsterdam

The 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS2018) will be hosted in Amsterdam, Netherlands, 23-27 July 2018. The theme of AIDS 2018 is “Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges”,...

ASWA seeks five qualified sex workers to join its board

The African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) is looking for sex workers and nationals or residents of West, and Central Africa (Anglophone and Francophone) and...