Graduate Centre Seminar Room, South West Engineering Building, Wits
Thursday PM: Centre for Indian Studies in Africa, Wits - 36 Jorissen Street, opposite Senate House
Hosted by the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS), this symposium brought together academics, researchers, sex workers and organisations working with sex workers to explore current sex work interventions; policy development; implementation; and, current research projects across diverse contexts including South Africa, the Netherlands and India.
Drawing from a collaborative research project funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (WOTRO) between the ACMS at Wits and Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdamm the symposium explored the ways in which discourses and policies relating to immigration, sex work, trafficking and public health have influenced the lived experiences of migrants and aimed to create a space for exciting and lively discussions and debates.
You can download the programme and the abstracts and bios.
There is a Storify of social media posted during the symposium here: https://storify.com/ACMSWits/migration-sex-work-and-trafficking-research-and-ac
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