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Women must be allowed to determine their own future
Women must be allowed to determine their own future
What was exceptional about the 1956 Women’s March, is that women owned their revolution. The mistake we make today is dictating what women’s...
UN agency adopts convention on harrassment at work
UN agency adopts convention on harrassment at work
Through our work at the Women’s Legal Centre and the Legal Resources Centre, we know that women are negatively affected by the dominant economic...
[Video]Sex work and soccer: More alike than you think?
[Video]Sex work and soccer: More alike than you think?
One in three sex workers in South Africa say they’ve been raped by a police officer. Could a change in the law solve this?
[Podcast][LISTEN] This mom became a sex worker and her daughter is fine with it
[Podcast][LISTEN] This mom became a sex worker and her daughter is fine with it
Sex work is selling a service, not your body, says Mariska Majoor. There's nothing sinister about it.
The Joburg suburb ridding itself of 'immoral' sex workers — with pangas and bullets
The Joburg suburb ridding itself of 'immoral' sex workers — with pangas and bullets
Sandra Sithole* was unsure what it was that wooshed past her ear. She discovered it was a rubber bullet the painful way, when the second one hit...
Sex workers do it for their kids
Sex workers do it for their kids
“I never was the fantasy/ Of what you want or wanted me to be/ ... But don’t judge me so harsh, little girl/ So, you got a playboy...
[Video]Nurse: 'I had to supplement my income. That’s when I got into sex work.'
[Video]Nurse: 'I had to supplement my income. That’s when I got into sex work.'
Joan Collins* worked as an intensive care nurse in Cape Town. But that's not the only way she made a living.
Hlokomela takes healthcare to women who need it most
Hlokomela takes healthcare to women who need it most
Hlokomela Women’s Clinic has provided 394 pap smears, 82 cervical cancer screening tests, three cryotherapy treatments and 447 breast ultrasounds...
Elsa and Nosipho: they both sell sex for a living, but in opposite worlds
Elsa and Nosipho: they both sell sex for a living, but in opposite worlds
It was about 8pm on a cool spring evening when the white police van shuddered to a halt alongside Nosipho Vidima.
This bracelet could one day help keep you safe from rape, assaults
This bracelet could one day help keep you safe from rape, assaults
Rape. It's anyone's worst fear, especially for vulnerable groups like sex workers. But what if a simple app could help prevent it, or at least...
Selling sex
Selling sex
It was about 8pm on a cool spring evening when the white police van shuddered to a halt alongside Nosipho.
[Video]WATCH: All the ways the world polices sex
[Video]WATCH: All the ways the world polices sex
The Swedish model, legalisation, decriminalisation — does the sex work debate leave you confused? Look no further.

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