Advocacy

There are a number of international and national organisations that support the full decriminalisation of sex work. See below for a list a national and international position papers, as well as news reports on advocacy work in South Africa.

National position papers:

International position papers:

Advocacy in the news:

  • 29 April 2019 – Decriminalising sex work is the only rational choice to end stigma, discrimination and violence against sex workers. Read more here.
  • 5 March 2018 – The Multi-Party Women’s Caucus held an all-day summit to discuss the current Law Reform Commission Report on sex work, which is currently resolving for partial sex work decriminalisation. Read more about the summit here. Various stakeholders presented their positions. A full list of stakeholder submissions is available here.
  • 15 June 2017 – South African AIDS Conference – The National Strategic Plan for HIV fails sex workers. Read the story here.