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15th Sex Workers Academy starts in Nairobi

  Members of Nikat Charitable Association in Ethiopia, are some of the participants in the academy.   The 15 Sex Workers Academy, Africa (SWAA) has kicked off...

Tele Mensah talks about overcoming brutality to build vibrant movement in Togo 

(In this interview, the sex worker leader talks about his life, work and activism). Cynthia as she is commonly known in activism circles, says she...

Thank you message from Daughtie Ogutu –ASWA Executive Director

I sincerely would like to thank each and every one who contributed towards my eye treatment. Your kindness and generosity has really touched my...

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...

UHAI-EASHRI calls for more support to sex workers in DR Congo

More resources are needed to support and build a strong sex workers movement in DR Congo, a recent report has recommended. According to UHAI-EASHRI, an...

Shaun Zukwelihle Bibi on why he became a sex worker and rights activist

(In this interview, the sex worker leader talks about his life, work and activism). He was abused and taken to healers to cure him of...

ASWA hosts HIVOS for talks on KP Reach Programme

The HIVOS Regional team that includes Blessing Madziyanike, Chivuli Ukwimi, Regis Tafadzwa with ASWA staff. On September 13, the African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) hosted...

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...

South Africa launches first ever book for clients of sex workers

In yet another milestone in advocacy, South Africa is set to launch the first health and safety handbook designed specifically for clients of sex...

Meet Kenya’s tireless advocate for access to quality health care for sex workers in...

Brandon Kimani has been an ambassador for PrEP and ensures those from the key population access quality services at a clinic run by LVCT...

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UN Trust Fund launches annual global call for proposals

The United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women is accepting applications for its 21st grant cycle (2017). Civil society organisations are invited...