Women's Organization Network for Human Rights Advocacy (WONETHA)

 

Country

Uganda

Organization

Women's Organization Network for Human Rights Advocacy (WONETHA)

Founded in 2008, WONETHA is run by and for sex workers to combat harassment, arrests, stigma and discrimination. The organization aims to promote the safety, health and human rights of sex workers and to assist those who want to leave the trade.

Project

Building Capacity for Sex Workers' Rights

Purpose: To promote the human rights and empowerment of sex workers through trainings in functional adult literacy and security management and human rights workshops for sex workers and police.

Project Grant Amount $23,000
Total Grants Received $73,002
Years Supported 4
Theme Sexual Health and Rights
Population Served Workers, Sex workers, Women, People with HIV/AIDS