AFAZ - Association Femme Amazone

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Location

Lome
Togo
Contact email: 
femmamazone1@gmail.com
Who do you work with?: 
Les travailleuses de sexe femmes et leur client. Female sex workers and their clients
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
L'organisation est composé de plus de 150 membre et les 95% sont les Tds qui participent aux grandes décisions de l'organisation .les tds sont activent,et sont impliqué dans la paire éducation, le plaidoyer pour un environnement favorable, juridique et social-culturel , et l'implication des tds a l'alphabétisation et l'autonomisation. The organisation is made up of over 150 members and 95% are sex workers who participate in the big decisions of the organisations. Sex workers are active, and (there is) involvement of sex workers in peer-to-peer learning, advocacy for a favourable judicial and socio-cultural environment, and there is involvement in literacy and empowerment activities.
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: 
Les tds au Togo sont régulièrement victimes d'arrestations arbitraires, de viol,chantages ,violences basé sur le genre, la discrimination/stigmatisation. Sex workers in Togo are regularly victims of random arrests, rape, blackmail, gender-based violence, discrimination/stigmatisation.
Describe other areas of your work: 
Les droit humains, lutte contre la stigmatisation et la discrimination, sante des travailleurs de sexe ,l'autonomisation de la femme. Human rights, fight against stigmatisation and discrimination, sex workers’ health, empowerment of women.
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