#SaveAWACModelDiC

Appeal for Emergency Support: 

Appeal for support towards the Relocation and Remodelling of AWAC New Model Drop-in Centre (DiC)/Safe Space to ensure continuity of health, economic, social and protection services for Sex Workers with multiple and intersecting vulnerabilities.

The Alliance of Women Advocating for Change (AWAC)

AWAC is a feminist, umbrella network of grassroots Female Sex Worker (FSW) led groups, organizations and collectives in Uganda, established in 2015 led by FSWs to respond to FSWs’ comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR), and mental health needs, challenge the multiple facets of criminalization and stigmatization of sex workers, address the socio-economic deprivation, and shrinking civic space. AWAC’s mandate also extends to fast-tracking the sex workers’ contribution to the attainment of both the global and local development agendas such as, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), and the Uganda National Development Plan.

Female Sex Workers reached

32,000

Member organisations

57

 Regions of Uganda

6

 
 Projects Implemeted

30

VISION

Female Sex Workers free from Human Rights abuse and living healthy and productive Lives.

 

MISSION

To build a resilient Female Sex Workers (FSW) movement that advocates for equitable and sustainable Universal Healthcare, and the Promotion of Human Rights and Social Economic Justice in Uganda.

OUR VALUES

Our values show what matters most to us and tell the world what AWAC stands for. Our Members, Staff, Volunteers and Peers live by our core values every day; right from the AWAC Secretariat to its grassroot membership organisations.

AWAC’s Domains of Change

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Very informative blog on how we have promoted reproductive justice through creating awareness around tailored pro-choice services.

Thanks @SAAFfund for spotlighting this.