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To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa

Chi Adanna Mgbako


Sex worker activists throughout Africa are demanding an end to the criminalization of sex work and the recognition of their human rights to safe working conditions, health and justice services, and lives free from violence and discrimination. To Live Freely in This World is the first book to tell the story of the brave activists at the beating heart of the sex workers’ rights movement in Africa—the newest and most vibrant face of the global sex workers’ rights struggle. African sex worker activists are proving that communities facing human rights abuses are not bereft of agency. They’re challe ... More

Keywords: Africa, human rights, feminism, sex workers’ rights, social movement, prostitution, sex work

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781479817566
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479817566.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chi Adanna Mgbako, author
Fordham Law School