Struggling Sex Workers Get Food Aid in Botswana

Although sex work remains illegal in Botswana, more than 800 sex workers across Botswana will receive food hampers donated by non-governmental organizations, with priority given to migrants, those who are HIV-positive and those with young children. Two NGOs working with the sex workers' organization, Sisonke, are assisting with the handouts. The government has begun easing lockdown restrictions and full activities are expected to resume after May 21.

  • Botswana:  Struggling Sex Workers Get Food Aid

    VOA, 13 May 2020

    More than 800 sex workers across Botswana will receive food hampers donated by non-governmental organizations this week, with priority given to migrants, those who who are… Read more »

An empty street is seen during a nationwide lockdown, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, in Botswana.

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