Chisungo Trust

Who do you work with?

Chisungo works with all Male sex workers in their diversity.

How are sex workers involved in your organisation?

Male sex workers are involved in board and management and also in decision making of the organization.

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
Critique the trafficking paradigm that conflates representations of sex work, migration, and mobility
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

Male sex workers face a lot of stigma and discrimination within the communities they live in which affect them on seeking clinical services ,justice and economic empowerment.

Describe other areas of your work

Chisungo Trust manages a portfolio of projects targeting Men in their diversity who constitute those living within urban and rural areas.