Hands Off! A regional response to violence against sex workers in Southern Africa

Aids Fonds

Hands Off! is an initiative funded by Dutch organization Aids Fonds that aims to contribute to the reduction of violence against sex workers and reduce HIV infection as a result of violence in Southern Africa. The programme offers a comprehensive and joined-up approach to working with sex workers, police, law enforcement and service providers in Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe to work on better living and working conditions for sex workers, to understand where their needs lay for law enforcement support and to work closely with police on positive attitude towards sex workers.

March 12, 2016
Year of publication
2015
Resource types
Reports and Fact sheets, Websites or databases
Tags
HIV, HIV prevention, sex workers, gender-based violence (GBV), sexual violence, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, stigma and discrimination, human rights violations

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