The dangers of sex-work

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At the end of the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence, health practitioners, religious leaders, traditional leaders, and volunteers converged at Maun Lodge to discuss ways to curb this social ill. As Staff Writer BAME PIET learnt, sex-workers are most exposed to gender-based violence and HIV and AIDS

It happened one May night this year, when an enraged truck driver warned the young woman that he would run her over truck if she did not do as he wished.

Instead of intervening, other sex workers stood by and dismissed his threats as just that. He forced her into the truck, switched on the engine and drove off at high speed. Along the way, he violently pushed her out of the moving vehicle.

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