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    ASWA interim caretaker team ready to start work

    The process will be led by consultants hired to guide ASWA through the transition.   An interim nine-member team has been put in place to oversee...

    ASWA’s first Champions Programme for sex workers kicks off

    A selected group of leaders of sex worker-led organisations are receiving training to familiarise them with regional and international human rights mechanisms to enhance...
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    ASWA Documentary to be screened at New York sex workers’ film festival

    An extract from the documentary Raising Red Umbrellas in Africa, a documentary detailing the sex work movement, and initial organising, that led to the formation...

    ASWA adds voice to global call for safe and legal abortion

    The African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) has added its voice to the global call for access to safe and legal abortion. ASWA is among 285...

    Call for nominations to the 2018 Sex Worker Academy Africa

    This year, the African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) will host four Sex Worker Academies Africa (SWAA). The first academy is scheduled for March, 2018 with...

    Rising the Red Umbrella in Africa: The birth of African Sex Workers Alliance

    ; Raising Red Umbrellas in Africa, is a documentary detailing the sex work movement, and initial organising, that led to the formation of the African Sex...

    African Union council dims hope for sex workers’ engagement with rights commission

      A pronouncement by the African Union Executive Council will make it impossible for sex worker-led organisation to engage the African Commission on Human and...

    New campaign hopes to change attitude on sex work, gender identity and homosexuality

    Do you have a story of a friend, family member, co-worker, community leader or teacher who has come to accept you for who you...

    Human trafficking complicates life for sex workers in Nigeria

    Sex workers are some of the easy targets of human traffickers in Nigeria. Poverty and collapse of law and order in Libya has made...

    Call for more funding to sex worker-led organisations

    Donors should increase funding to sex worker-led organisations to improve support for their work. This call comes amid reports that the global amount of grant...

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    Worrying increase in crackdown and arrest of sex workers in several countries in Africa

    There has been an increase in crackdown and arrest of sex workers in several countries across Africa. Several countries have launched initiatives to ‘bring back...

    Call for nominations to ASWA board

    The African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) is  seeking nominees for its board.  A nine-member ASWA board will be elected to reflect regional, gender identity...

    Sex workers in Ethiopia still chained by repressive NGO law despite ongoing political changes

    Since taking over power as Ethiopia’s Prime Minister in April this year, Abiy Ahmed, has made sweeping changes that have earned him the tag...
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