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Sex Workers’ Rights Day commemorated on Grand Parade


Brief | 3 March 2017

Campaign collects names of murdered sex workers

Unsolved cases collect  dust in police files, says activist


Brief | 8 December 2016

Iziko criticised for using art of murder accused Zwelethu Mthethwa

Artist is on trial for the slaying of sex worker Nokuphila Kumalo


News | 2 December 2016

Harare sex workers beat the cash crunch

Customers pay online


News | 29 November 2016

Abuse of sex workers by police rife

Women’s Legal Centre details hundreds of cases of rape, assault, harassment and unlawful arrest


News | 22 July 2016

Why sex workers don’t trust cops

Research suggests sexual assault by police is rife


Feature | 1 June 2016

Mothers’ Day for sex workers

Mothers for the Future is a programme that supports mothers who are sex workers


News | 6 May 2016

Health Department to release sex work plan on Friday

But it is unlikely to include provision to decriminalise the trade


Brief | 8 March 2016

“What would you do if your sister was a sex worker?”

Sex workers explain to the public why their profession should not be a crime


News | 3 March 2016

New delay in sex worker murder trial

Trial of artist Mthethwa postponed again


News | 3 February 2016

“The police & I”: a sex worker’s story

Richard is a 38-year-old, gay male sex worker. He was born in East London and has been based in Cape Town since 1999. He has been in “the business” (the sex work industry) for over 20 years.

Jonathan Dockney

News | 6 August 2013