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    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...

    Call for applications for the position of ASWA Executive Director

    The African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) is  seeking applications for the position of the Executive Director (ED). The role of  the ED  will be to...

    19th Sex Worker Academy Africa underway in Nairobi

    17 sex workers from three countries in Africa are gathering in Nairobi for the 19th Sex Workers Academy Africa (SWAA) in Nairobi. Participants are drawn...

    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...

    ASWA call for applications for an independent consultant for Sex Worker Academy Africa (SWAA)

    The African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) is looking for an independent consultant to conduct an evaluation of our regional community development and capacity strengthening...

    Fears of countrywide crackdown as police arrest over 200 sex workers in DR Congo

    Human Rights groups in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have criticised a controversial directive by the provincial authorities in Kinshansa that has spiked arrests...

    Regional information workshop for sex workers held in Ivory Coast

       The Executive Director of Blety, Josiane Tety, during the meeting held in Abidjan.    Last week, the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organisation (ALCO) organised a regional information...

    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...

    Patrick Fotso, talks about the challenges of being in a grantmaking committee

    Recently, GrantCraft, a service of Foundation Center, interviewed Patrick Fotso, President of Alcondoms in Cameroon and who is also a member of the Red...

    One on one with Ethiopia’s NIKAT program coordinator on hopes for human rights work...

    Established in 2010, NIKAT Charitable, has overcome odds to become the only sex worker-led organisation in Ethiopia. The group’s work has been greatly hampered...

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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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