The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society states its support for the decriminalisation of sex work

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society supports evidence-based law- and policymaking. We believe that South Africa will not reach our own, as well as international, HIV reduction and treatment targets or related public health goals if it does not decriminalise adult sex work.

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Letter of support for Honorable Minister Dlamini 2016

We at SWEAT and Sisonke echo the Minister’s call to “dismantle patriarchy in all its forms”.

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SWEAT and Sisonke Letter Amnesty International 5 August 2015

Letter in Support for Amnesty International to Adopt Decriminalisation of Sex Work Policy Position.

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Position Paper on Sex Work in South Africa 2015

The continued criminalisation of sex work keeps stigma and unfair discrimination against sex workers alive and facilitates the nonobservance of sex workers human rights, rights that all persons living in South Africa are entitled to.

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SWEAT WLC Sisonke Sonke Response to Fiela 19 May 2015

As Sisonke, SWEAT, Sonke Gender Justice and the Women’s Legal Centre we have noted a number of concerns with the Inter-Ministerial Committees on Migration’s Operation Fiela.

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SWEAT and Sisonke Submission on Draft White Paper on the Police 31 March 2015

Submission to The Civilian Secretariat for Police on the Draft White Paper on Police.

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SWEAT Gender Summit SOA Submission 9 February 2015

Submission to Civil Society-Led Summit Regarding the Implementation of Sexual Offences Legislation in South Africa On Sex Workers Experiences and Sex Workers Ability to Access Services and Justice.

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