SWEAT is looking for Sex Workers Human Rights Defenders to be based in Durban (x1), East London (x1), Gauteng (x2) and Cape Town (x1).

This person will work with the Advocacy and Law Reform Unit 5 days a week on a full-time basis (40 hours a week). The Human Rights Defender will be responsible for collecting data for all human rights violations of sex workers in their allocated province as well as following-up on specific cases. This will involve a lot of on the ground work – going out of the office to collect information and engaging stakeholders like the police and sex workers.

The person should be/ is expected to have:

  • High degree of accountability and ethics
  • Ability to use a computer
  • Must be able to write simple, clear reports
  • Knowledge of human rights, and of the arguments for the decriminalisation of sex work
  • Good communication skills – especially listening skills
  • Must be able to build relationships with people and maintain them with respect, confidentiality and trust
  • Ability to speak at least 2 South African Languages, including English
  • If you have participated in any SWEAT/Sisonke trainings list them to your advantage
  • Must be a sex worker

C.V’s should be sent to nosiphov@sweat.org.za and ishtarl@sweat.org.za

You can call 021 448 7875 and ask for Nosipho Vidima for more information. Alternatively please drop your C.V at your nearest SWEAT/Sisonke office.

Applications Closing Date: 10 February 2017.

If you have applied for this post and would like to confirm receipt of your CV, please call Nosipho Vidima by the 13th February 2017. 

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