Psychologues Du Monde Afrique

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Location

Bafoussam
Cameroon
Contact email: 
pdmafrique@psychologuesdumonde.org
Who do you work with?: 
Notre organisation travaille avec des Travailleuses/eurs du sexe hommes, femmes, transgenres. Nous travaillons également selon les cas avec le réseau social (familles, partenaires, ami(e)s, les clients) des cette population cible. Our organisation works with men, women and transgender sex workers. We also occasionnaly work with their social network (families, partners, friends, clients).
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
Notre organisation n'est pas une organisation de travailleuses/eurs du sexe. Nous travaillons avec des organisations locales en Afrique agissant en faveur des travailleuses/eurs du sexe. Toutefois, les travailleuses/eurs du sexe sont des acteurs compétents dans le travail de l'élaboration, de la décision et de l'exécution des projets en leur direction. Our organisation is not a sex workers organisation. We work with other local organisations in Africa that support sex workers. This said, sex workers are competent actors that should be involved in the development and implementation of projets related to them and should be involved in decision-making.
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
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: 
Les travailleuses/eurs du sexe de notre file active font l'objet des problèmes dont l'essentiel se résume au suivant: - La Stigmatisation et la Discrimination - La sécurité et la sûreté - La pauvreté - Les violences diverses et violences sexuelles en particulier - La santé et notamment la santé sexuelle pour le cas particulier du VIH - Les droits humains The sex workers we work with are faced with various problems, mainly: - Stigmatisation and discrimination - Security and safety - Poverty - Various types of violence, particularly sexual violence - Health, including sexual health in relation to HIV - Human rights
Describe other areas of your work: 
Notre organisation dans l'humanitaire en direction des populations les plus marginalisés et les groupes spécifiques et communautaires. Notre volonté est de faciliter et soutenir les contributions des organisations psychologiques et celles pouvant s’identifier comme telles à la santé, au bien-être et la pleine jouissance des droits humains des africains. Our organisation does humanitarian work with marginalised populations and specific groups and communities. Our mission is to faciliate and support the work of organisations of psychologists, or those that identify as such, towards the health, well-being and rights of all Africans.
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