Today, 3, March 2021, sex workers in Africa celebrate International Sex Workers Rights Day. The day started in 2001 when over 25,000 sex workers gathered in India for a sex worker festival. The organisers wanted to celebrate the lives of sex workers as well as highlight the community’s determination and strength .
The Sex Workers Academy Africa (SWAA) Programme, module two highlights the rights of sex workers. The module focuses on sex workers’ rights which are:
All sex workers are entitled to these fundamental rights.
ASWA observes International Sex Workers Rights Day by calling for the respect of the rights of the sex workers in Africa.