About us

Welcome to AWAC Uganda!

The Alliance of Women Advocating for Change (AWAC) is an umbrella network for grassroot female sex worker led-organizations in Uganda. Established in 2015 by the champions of the female sex worker movement to give visibility; promote meaningful involvement and collective organizing of rural & peri-urban Female Sex Workers (FSWs), especially those operating in hard to reach areas such as slum areas, landing sites, transit routes and boarder areas to strengthen a unified, vibrant, national, and sustainable FSW led movement Uganda. 

Our Programs

AWAC is committed to delivering effective and excellent integrated HIV/TB and SRH quality service to FSWs including prevention of Gender Based Violence (GBV) in hard to reach areas such as slums, landing sites, transit routes and boarder areas. To achieve this AWAC developed her innovative models as explained and illustrated below;

Access to Universal Health Care

Enhance access to integrated universal health care services among female sex workers, including those with intersecting vulnerabilities in Uganda

Advocacy, Human Rights and SDGs

Enhance social mobilization and advocacy for FSWs including those with intersecting vulnerabilities human rights and contribution towards acceleration of SDGs in Uganda

Economic Empowerment and Social Protection

Strengthening economic empowerment, social protection and resilience of FSWs including those with intersecting vulnerabilities in Uganda

Recognize and protect sex workers rights to operate freely from sexual violence..”

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Our Partners

Special thanks to all of our partners for their generous strategic, technical and financial support. The list is endless but some of the partners are displayed below:

Get in touch with us.

+256 39 2881454

Nabulagala Road, Off Balintuma Rd, Namirembe, Kampala – Uganda

info@awacuganda.org

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