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    Ethiopia: Sex worker group finds ways to survive tough funding rules

    The law says organisations must get 90 percent of their funding from domestic sources restricting external support. Ethiopia is considered as one of the...

    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...

    Media campaign hopes to address discrimination and violence against sex workers

    A media campaign aimed at changing and challenging societal attitude towards sex work, sexual orientation and gender identity has been launched in Southern Africa. The...

    Underage and legally under protected: The story of sexually exploited adolescents who sell sex...

    Sexually exploited adolescents who sell sex are more likely to have higher risk partners and less likely to use available health services compared to...

    ASWA is looking for a research consultant

    The African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) seeks to recruit a research consultant to undertake an empirical study to consolidate evidence, data, and information on...

    Endangered: Albino sex workers in Zimbabwe living in fear

    (In this interview, the sex worker leader talks about the organisation, its work and the situation of sex work in their country.) They live and...

    Why Nigeria sex workers prefer subtle but aggressive strategy on decriminalisation

    Boxed into a corner by unfair laws, sex workers in Nigeria have invested long hours of subtle diplomacy where they talk to aggressors such...

    17th Sex Worker Academy Africa hosts Liberia, Burkina Faso participants for the first time

    The 17th Sex Worker Academy Africa (SWAA) has kicked off in Nairobi with 16 participants from three countries taking part. SWAA, which is a pioneer...

    South Africa: Art exhibitions documenting sex worker stories underway

    Two art exhibitions are currently underway in Cape Town, documenting sex worker stories. Intersexion closes at the end of August, and I Am What I Am at the...

    Liberian sex workers hope new government will be responsive to their rights

    As the new Liberian President George Weah settles down to work, sex workers and other Key Populations want him to do more than his...

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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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