sex workers

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?


[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

Carl Collison

Tasers, rubber bullets, pangas, dogs and snakes are used to rid a Jo’burg suburb of its ‘immoral’ sex workers


Sex workers do it for their kids

Carl Collison

Their chief concern is the wellbeing of their children so that they can do better than their mothers


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.