Who do you work with?:
We work with transgender sex workers. We also work with National aids council ,ministry of health,tertiary institutions,zimswa,zrc,galz,tirz,znnp+,zienzele,prisons
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?:
- through peer education and are supportive in greater involvement in HIV programming - through strengthening participation by young women and adolescents.Being mobilisers for other new sisters within our institution.
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
Critique the trafficking paradigm that conflates representations of sex work, migration, and mobility
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
Advocate for the economic empowerment and social inclusion of sex workers as sex workers
What are the two main challenges that the sex workers you work with face:
Stigma and discrimination that increases vulnerability due to their age many challenges like poverty,low level of education and unsafe workplaces .They are excluded in community participation also issues to do with gender equality affects them.
Describe other areas of your work:
Working with prisoners(inmates and ex-mates).The truck drivers and young women who are crossborder traders.