WEIGHT: 67 kg
Sex services: Striptease, BDSM (receiving), Fisting vaginal, BDSM (receiving), Domination (giving)
Violence against women and girls is one of the most olden, widespread and distressing human rights violations in the world. Currently, Uganda has an estimated population of GBV is understood as any act of violence directed at individuals on the basis of their gender. The predicament disproportionately affects women and men due to power imbalances in the society, social processes and socially constructed gender norms.
This translates to more than one million women exposed to gender-based violence every passing year in Uganda ,. Despite of the existing policy frameworks, elimination of violence against women is still a largely unaddressed human right violation affecting FSWs and other vulnerable AGYW in sex work contexts.
Female sex workers FSWs are still a minoritized population being affected by unequal power relations emanating from systemic exclusion and discrimination which escalates occurrence of GBV. The International Labour Office classifies sex workers as a high-risk group to GBV largely caused bylaw enforcement officials, intimate partners, families, neighbours, clients, brothel owners and other controllers.
The illegality of sex work in many countries including Uganda further inhibits sex workers ability to report GBV and negotiate safe sex with clients. GBV has been linked to high rates of morbidity and mortality including gynaecological problems, mental health problems, substance dependence, suicide, and sexually transmitted infections including HIV. This implies the applicant will have to integrate a focus on SRHR issues, Bodily autonomy and integrity of female sex workers in their diversity or with an intersection of multiple vulnerabilities to address the plight of violence and abuse against Female Sex Workers FSWs and Young Women and Girls in sex work settings.
To sensitize communities to promote collective responsibility, solidarity and cooperation in the fight to eradicate violence against the FSW, and AGYW, in sex work context. Deadline June 14th, Submission is done through email: grants awacuganda.