Project Summary

GWIHR is working as a principal recipient under the PEPFAR Small Grant Program to break the cycle of silence of violence targeted at sex workers in Akwa-Ibom State. The Project goal is to increase access to justice for sex workers and improve their living standards by mobilizing sex workers to become agent of change and work towards preventing and reducing all forms of human right violation targeted at them and their children in Akwa-Ibom State.
Program Objectives
  1. Advocacy to shape institutional accountability for existing laws and policies upholding the rights of sex workers in Akwa-Ibom State by May 2022.
  2. Increase awareness of 1000 sex workers on sex work-related laws and human rights by May 2022.
  3. To improve the livelihood of 22 sex workers in Akwa-Ibom State by May 2022.
  4. To increase access to mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) services among sex workers exposed to violence and other social vices by May 2022.