Research Brief: The Policing Of Sex Work In South Africa

A Research Report On Human Rights Challenges Across Two South African Provinces

Marginalised and stigmatised groups in society such as migrants, sex workers, homeless people and drug-users are at particular risk of human rights violations during policing and security operations.

Sonke Gender Justice and SWEAT (Sex Worker Education & Advocacy Taskforce) commissioned research into police practices following high volumes of sex worker complaints.