Posts In: advocacy

‘We have the research but where is the influence?’ Constraints and opportunities for evidence-based policy impact in South Africa

May 7, 2018 0 Comments

This paper explores the research uptake and advocacy experiences of researchers and activists working on three unpopular and politically contentious causes; immigration, human trafficking and sex work – in a post-colonial context of South Africa.

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Section 27

November 10, 2017 0 Comments

Section 27 is a public interest law centre that seeks to achieve substantive equality and social justice in South Africa.

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Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CoRMSA)

November 4, 2017 1 Comment

The Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CoRMSA), formerly known as the National Consortium for Refugee Affairs, is a registered non profit organisation tasked with promoting and protecting refugee and migrant rights.

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Sally-Jean Shackleton

October 30, 2017 0 Comments

Sally-Jean Shackleton is the Director of the Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Task force (SWEAT) in South Africa. She facilitates the efforts of over 90 strong staff members to address stigma, improve health programming, deliver direct service, improve visibility and voice, and advocate for the decriminalisation of sex work.

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Ntokozo Yingwana

July 14, 2017

Ntokozo Yingwana (current since 2017, PhD in Migration and Displacement)
Dissertation: Queering Sex Work and Mobility in Southern Africa: How does migration/mobility/movement influence gendered sexualities in sex work?
Supervisor: Jo Vearey, B Camminga and Danai Mupotsa

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Policy Dialogue on Migration, Sex Work and Health (9 Nov. 2016)

November 1, 2016 0 Comments

This dialogue brings together stakeholders working on the above issues in order to work towards a collective research and advocacy agenda for 2017.

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Research, arts and advocacy: launch of Izwi Lethu project book

‘Izwi Lethu: a participatory arts-based project’ book was launched at the Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) and Sisonke office in Johannesburg last week.

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