sex workers

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.


Elsa and Nosipho: they both sell sex for a living but in opposite worlds

Mia Malan

Does sex work legislation have an impact on gender-based violence and HIV infection rates? We traveled to Amsterdam and Durban to find out.


This bracelet could one day help keep you safe from rape, assaults

Roxy de Villiers

How do you fix South Africa’s sexual and reproductive health wrongs? Help people access their rights.