Who We Are

Partnering to build a world where all female sex workwes are safe.

We are Nigeria sex workers association also known as Precious Jewels inaugurated with the funding support of Global Funds while other support were provided by UNAIDS, Civil Society on Health and Right of Vulnerable Girls and Women in Nigeria(CISHRWIN),Society for Family Health(SFH),National Agency for Control of Aids(NACA),Renewed Initiative Against Diseases and Poverty(RENAGAIDS) and Heartland Alliance Nigeria(HAN).

The network is an umbrella network of community based organizations of sex workers and led by sex workers. NSWA is non-governmental, non-profit making organization focusing on health, social and human rights of sex workers. NSWA is yet to be registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) of Nigeria.

Nigeria Sex Workers Association (NSWA) also known as Precious Jewels is an umbrella network of community-based organizations of sex workers and led by sex workers. NSWA is a non-governmental, non-profit making organization focusing on health, social and human rights of sex workers. NSWA is yet to be registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) of Nigeria.

NSWA with about 48 member organisation is presently in existence in 27 states including FCT, Efforts are on to have our presence in the remaining 9 states effectively and efficiently coordinate all program targeting sex work and sex workers in Nigeria.

OUR APPROACH

We Facilitate Upliftment of Sex Workers Uplifting the status of sex workers through creation of awareness of their social, health and human rights, promotion of healthy living, prevention of diseases through advocacy, education, research, information, quality service delivery for improved livelihood and empowerment.

Our Mission

To empower and strengthen the voices of sex workers, advocate for their health, social and human rights including those living with HIV and those using drugs through collaborations, networking and partnerships

Our Vision

To see a Nigeria where sex work is recognized as work, violence and discrimination against sex workers eliminated and the health, social and human rights of sex workers are respected and not violated

Amaka Enemo - National Coordinator

The Right People In The Right Jobs

Emmaunalla Nwabrije
CEO & Board Member

Ese Blessing Awhatorhe
Member

Pat Abraham
CEO & Board Member

Are you Dedicated, Hardworking, and Fun? Join Us!

Nigeria sex workers are demanding more respect and more rights, including the right to practise their profession with pride and dignity like any other person. It is with this goal in mind that Nigeria Sex Workers Association was formed to respond to challenges facing sex workers issues through: Advocating for the full decriminalisation of sex work; Promoting social, psychological and economic well-being of sex workers through provision of information, advocacy, education, skills and quality services; Working to improve public health and rights by enabling sex workers to negotiate condom use with clients; Advocating for a Nigeria where sex workers can freely express themselves and live in dignity without fear or intimidation; Providing sex workers with the skills and opportunities needed to find other means of livelihood if they wish.

Start Your Free Consultation

The network is an umbrella network of community based organizations of sex workers and led by sex workers.