Police in Mpumalanga have rescued 50 suspected victims of human trafficking from various houses in eMalahleni. The women claim to have been kept against their will and forced to do sex work.
The Eastern Cape government is again embarking on a process to decriminalise sex work. It has resuscitated a committee that was formed a year ago.
Violent clients, police harassment, and stigma are just some of the main reasons sex workers and the NGOs that collaborate with them are fighting for the South African government to decriminalize the trade.
South African women should stand side by side and support the cause of the decriminalisation of sex work.
Sex workers said they faced losing work or being forced to risk soliciting on the streets as Tumblr introduced curbs on sharing explicit imagery on Monday.