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“I expect to be abused and I have fear”: Sex workers’ experiences of human rights violations and barriers to accessing healthcare in four African countries

This report documents human rights violations experienced by female, male and transgender sex workers in four African countries (Kenya, Uganda, South Africa and Zimbabwe), and describes barriers they face to accessing health services. Through cross-country comparison and documenting sub-regional trends, the study moves beyond previous often-localised descriptions of violations against sex workers in Africa. The study also fills information gaps about violations in male and transgender sex workers in this setting.  A desk review of literature and policies pertaining to sex work in the study settings preceded individual in-depth interviews (n=55) and 12 focus group discussions (n=81) with sex workers

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The African Sex Worker Alliance launch new research on human rights

The African Sex Worker Alliance (ASWA), Bar Hostess, Sisonke and SWEAT in conjunction with the Ford Foundation, OXFAM NOVIB, UNDP and OXFAM GB are to launch research on human rights violations against sex workers. They explain, “Some of the problems sex workers face include murder, systematic and regular violence and rape, stigmatization and marginalization and lack of access to health care clinics. Serial killing is not uncommon with cases reported last year in Uganda, Kenya and South Africa. In many incidents these cases are not investigated. The complexity and vast variations within the sex industry are not embraced and simplified. Over

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