South Africa Reviews The Regulatory Framework of Sex Work
The South African Law Reform Commission's long-awaited report on adult sex work has been released - findings indicate that sex work in South Africa is driven by a complex interplay of social and economic drivers that include poverty, inequality and unemployment.
South Africa: Legalising Sex Work the Only Option - Women's Caucus
News24Wire, 30 May 2017
The full decriminalisation of sex work is the only way to protect the rights of sex workers and address the country's HIV/Aids crisis, Parliament's multi-party women's caucus said… Read more »
Sex workers have been demanding that their trade be decriminalised, but the South African Law Reform Commission has nixed the idea.
South Africa: An Open Apology to Sex Workers
Daily Maverick, 29 May 2017
I am writing to you now that my fingers can type again after feeling numb with disbelief at the South African Law Reform Commission's recommendations released just before the… Read more »
South Africa: Adult Sex Work Report Out for Public Comment
SAnews.gov.za, 28 May 2017
The long awaited report of the South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC) on adult prostitution was released on Friday. Read more »
SAnews.gov.za, 12 May 2017
A report that speaks to a possible decriminalisation of sex work has been completed and will soon be made public, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday. Read more »