Last updated on: 2/4/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Sex Worker Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

SWEAT’s goal is “a legitimate and respected sex work industry where informed, empowered, safe sex workers are able to make choices about their working lives and career options.”

www.sweat.org.za (accessed Apr. 24, 2007)

Description:

“SWEAT is a registered not-for profit organisation that works with sex workers around health and human rights.”

www.sweat.org.za (accessed Apr. 24, 2007)

Mission:

“We continue to develop and expand our safer sex educational outreach as well as legal advice and skills training.

An added focus since 2002 has been on reaching sex workers nationally to engage in issues related to health and legal reform.

In 2003 Sisonke, a sex worker movement was launched, and SWEAT will continue to focus on national networking interventions towards building this movement.”

“About SWEAT,” www.sweat.org.za (accessed Apr. 24, 2007)

Other:
Nonprofit