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.
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.
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
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