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    ASWA to host 4 Sex Worker Academies Africa (SWAA) in 2017

    ASWA to host 4 Sex Worker Academies Africa (SWAA) in 2017 The countries invited to attend the SWAA in 2017 are: Benin, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe. ASWA members in these countries are asked to consult among sex worker organizations in their countries and collectively nominate 6 sex workers (Female, Male and Transgender) to form...

    Executive Director’s Greetings – 2017

    Dear Members, Partners, Friends, and Allies of the African Alliance of Sex Workers ASWA, while hoping that the year has started on the right track! As a pan-African alliance of organizations led by sex workers, we would like to bring to your attention the updating of work in progress at the beginning of the year. The Strategic Plan 2017-2020 ASWA has completed...

    Video: Sex Worker Academy Africa (SWAA)

    The Sex Worker Academy Africa (SWAA) is a ground-breaking learning programme for community empowerment, and capacity building, led by, and for sex workers. The SWAA brings together national teams of sex workers from across Africa to develop organising skills, learn best practices, stimulate national sex worker movements, and strengthen the regional network, ASWA. The SWAA is an African Sex Workers Alliance...

    What is the Sex Worker Academy Africa (SWAA)?

    The African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA), is hosting 5 editions, or ‘academies’ of the Sex Worker Academy Africa (SWAA) in 2016. The SWAA aims to strengthen the sex workers’ rights movement across Africa, through building the capacity of sex workers to engage in policy, program development, and implementation, and through strengthening sex worker led organisations, and national sex workers’ networks. Currently,...

    ASWA at the #AWID Forum: Sex Work and Feminism

    The African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) will be at the Black Feminisms Forum, in Bahia, Brazil, at the backdrop of the 13th AWID International Forum. ASWA will hold a Community-led Session titled: ‘Sex work and Feminism: What does it mean to be an African sex worker feminist?’ This session explores a two-year study that asks – ‘What does it mean to be...

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