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    Grant opportunity for women-led sex worker organisations in Africa

    Women-led sex workers groups in African can apply for the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) second round of grants. The grant is for eligible...

    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...

    Lived realities of sex workers in Cameroon

    Sex workers in Cameroon have raised alarm over increasing cases of arrests and harassment by police. According to Patrick Fotso, the President of Alcondoms, an...

    Mali sex workers caught between jihadis’ and government bullets

    Continued fighting between rebels in north and central regions Mali and government troops has left sex workers and their children exposed to death and violence. The...

    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...

    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...

    Here is a chance for sex workers to showcase their creativity, talent

    Hivos is seeking concept notes from artistic collectives, creative hubs and groups of content creators working on creative and cultural content production in East...

    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...

    A coffee date inspired Zimbabwe’s Charmaine to the frontline of activism

    One morning six years ago, Charmaine Rietumetsi Dube joined her friend at their favourite café for their usual girl talk. However, her last sip,...

    Message from ASWA’s Executive Director and Board Co-chairs

    ASWA Executive Director, Daughtie Ogutu and ASWA Board Co-chairs, Modeste Mambo and Beyonce Karungi have issued a joint communiqué highlighting the progress made towards...

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    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...

    Sex workers use art to tell their stories

    One of the key aspects of the Sex Workers Academy Africa (SWAA) is training on art and performance advocacy. This week, country teams from Kenya,...

    Sex worker academy kicks off with another milestone

     Participants from Samaritans Women Association in Madagascar.     The 18th Sex Worker Academy Africa (SWAA) has kicked off in Nairobi with 18 sex workers from Kenya,...
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