Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Task Force

Are sex workers forced into their jobs?

Sex workers in South Africa want their profession decriminalised, a view supported by many medical professionals and civil society organisations.

Sex, shrugs and policy holes: Why partially decriminalising sex work isn’t enough

Ishtar Lakhani

After almost two decades, the South African Law Reform Commission chose fiction over facts.

Sex workers protest human rights violations

Sbongile Nkosi

Sex workers and civil society groups across Africa took to the streets on Thursday to demand access to healthcare services.

Cape Sex worker victory 'due to NPA failure'

Staff Reporter

A court interdict preventing police arresting sex workers was granted because the NPA fails to prosecute them, the City of Cape Town said on Tuesday.

'Major victory' for Cape sex workers

Staff Reporter

Cape Town sex workers on Monday won a court order to stop police arresting them when they know prosecution is unlikely to follow.