ASSC NGO

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Location

Luanda
Angola
Contact email: 
assc_ong@yahoo.fr
Who do you work with?: 
Notre organisation travaille avec les femmes travailleuses du sexe, les clients, gérants et propriétaires des prostibules. Our organisation works with female sex workers, clients, managers and owners of ‘prostibules’.
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
Participent aux rencontres de planifications, et quelques sont choisies pour travailler comme éducateurs des paires. Take part in planning meetings and some are chosen to work as peer educators.
Which of NSWP priority areas does your organisation work on?: 
Oppose the criminalisation and other legal oppression of sex work and support its recognition as work
Advocate for universal access to health services, including primary health care, HIV and sexual and reproductive health services
Speak out about violence against sex workers, including violence from police, institutions, clients, and intimate partners, while challenging the myth that sex work is inherently gender-based violence
Oppose human rights abuses, including coercive programming, mandatory testing, raids and forced rehabilitation
Challenge stigma and discrimination against sex workers, their families and partners, and others involved in sex work
What are the two main challenges that the sex workers you work with face: 
Criminalisation de leur travail, et violence par la police, parce que ce travail n’est pas reconnu par le gouvernement angolais. Criminalisation of their work, violence by the police, because their work is not recognised by the Angolese government.
Describe other areas of your work: 
- Promotion de la santé et le VIH - Accompagnement de cas de violence - Education et sensibilisation sur les droits humains - Health promotion and HIV - Support in case of violence - Education and sensitisation on human rights
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