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    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...

    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...

    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 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Uganda: Sex workers call for swift action on rising cases of women murders

    Sex workers have raised alarm over the rising cases of murder and kidnapping of women in Uganda. In over one-year, more than 30 women...

    Statement on International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

    December, 17, 2017 marks the 14th annual International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. For fourteen years, sex workers around the world have used this...

    Re-advertisement: 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...

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    Open call to apply for Sex Worker Academy Africa (SWAA)

    The African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) is delighted to announce 2019’s call for its ground breaking Sex Worker Academy Africa (SWAA). This year, there will...

    Cameroon: Sex workers at crossroads as violence over language differences worsens

    Local and international human rights groups have raised concerns over ongoing and increasing gross violation of human rights of people living in the Anglophone...

    Re-advertisement: 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...
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