Association Yerelon+

Who do you work with?

Des travailleuses de sexe femmes; les clients et les enfants des TS
Female sex workers, clients and children of sex workers

How are sex workers involved in your organisation?

A 80% elles sont impliques a tous les niveaux de decisions; dans les organes dirigeantes et aussi dans les prestations.
They are involved at all levels of decision at 80%; in decision-making bodies and also in the delivery (of services).

Which of NSWP priority areas does your organisation work on?
Oppose the criminalisation and other legal oppression of sex work and support its recognition as work
Advocate for universal access to health services, including primary health care, HIV and sexual and reproductive health services
Speak out about violence against sex workers, including violence from police, institutions, clients, and intimate partners, while challenging the myth that sex work is inherently gender-based violence
Oppose human rights abuses, including coercive programming, mandatory testing, raids and forced rehabilitation
Challenge stigma and discrimination against sex workers, their families and partners, and others involved in sex work
Advocate for the economic empowerment and social inclusion of sex workers as sex workers
What are the two main challenges that the sex workers you work with face

Le vide juridique qui occasion des tracasseries policieres/Les Droits Humains
Les violences physiques et verbales
Judicial emptiness which leads to harassment by the police/Human Rights
Physical and verbal violence

Describe other areas of your work

Prevention; Prise en charges médicales globales; Sante de la reproduction, Autonomisation/Empowerme; lutte contre toute forme de violence
Prevention; comprehensive medical care; reproductive health, empowerment; fight against all forms of violence

Burkina Faso