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    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...
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    ASWA Documentary to be screened at New York sex workers’ film festival

    An extract from the documentary Raising Red Umbrellas in Africa, a documentary detailing the sex work movement, and initial organising, that led to the formation...

    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...

    What African sex workers want

    By Denis Nzioka There are three things sex workers desire, and hope for Rather than looking at the ethical, religious or personal stances on sex...

    Why Bad Black stands up for trans women sex workers in Uganda

    She counts herself among the veterans in the sex workers movement in her county. This is perhaps the reason her friends named her after...

    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...

    ASWA trains four sub-regional leaders to work with member groups

    To strengthen capacity among its members, the African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) has trained four leaders of sex worker-led organisations in Africa. The four...

    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,...

    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...

    ASWA organises members convening to renew commitment to national, regional organising

    The African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) is holding a five-day workshop for national coordinators of its member organisations across Africa. The meeting, which brings together...

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    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...
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