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The Kenya Sex Worker Alliance (KESWA) recently organised and hosted the 3rd Sex Worker African Academy (SWAA). The Academy is part of a programme to build the capacity of sex worker leaders in to strengthen the sex worker rights movement in Africa.

Posted 5 March 2015 by NSWP

Sex workers are often encouraged to take part in economic empowerment programmes to help them exit sex work by requiring that they give up sex work while they learn new skills like hairdressing and sewing. Some of these programmes work but the majority of them fail sex workers to such an extent it is hard to imagine why such programmes are still considered as acceptable by some.

Posted 4 March 2015 by NSWP
For this briefing paper, case studies focusing on economic empowerment programmes for sex workers with rehabilitation elements were documented across 4 African countries: Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Malawi, Nigeria and Uganda.
 
Posted 4 March 2015 by NSWP

 

Today, 3 March is International Sex Workers Rights Day. Below are links to various events held by NSWP members across the world! Please share your events with us by emailing secretariat@nswp.org

Posted 3 March 2015 by NSWP

Photo: Aarthi Pai, author of The Right(s) Process: Documenting a Collaborative Research Initiative during the launch of the report. 

Posted 3 March 2015 by NSWP

The long-running case against Monica Jones for “manifesting prostitution” has finally been dropped, one month after her April 2014 conviction was overturned in an Arizona court of appeals.

Posted 3 March 2015 by NSWP