Welcome To KESWA. Changing the narrative of the sex workers
Our Mission

Our Mission is to amplify the voices of and connect sex workers.

Our Vision

We envision a society that recognises sex work as work

Core Values

  • Accountability
  • Respect and equality
  • Reliability
  • Resilience

Safety and security for female workers

For emergencies and /or free counselling call +254780225813


Years in Service


Who We Are

KESWA is an umbrella body of sex workers led groups and organisations and it exists to strengthen the voices of sex workers and to empower their health and human rights

  • We were established in 2010, registered as a Non-Governmental Organizaton in 2013, according to Kenyan law.
  • KESWA recognizes diversity, thus includes female sex workers (FSWs), male sex workers (MSWs) and transgender sex workers (TSWs), sex workers who use and inject drugs, sex workers living positively, migrant sex workers and refugee sex workers in Kenya.
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Latest News

Weekly KESWA Updates

Advocating for a better future!

KESWA and IWRAW brought together sex workers from different regions to unveil the power of advocacy by looking at the intersection of global advocacy Instruments like #CEDAW and sex workers rights, that will help to drive positive change.

Decriminalising prostitution

Kenyans who engage in sex work, both men and women, will no longer be fined or jailed if a new bill proposed by the Judiciary is passed into law. The Bill, Penal Code (Amendment) Bill, 2023, presented by Chief Justice Martha Koome to Parliament, seeks to amend how the country deals with capital and criminal offences.


Sex Worker Groups


Global Partners


Active Sex Worker Mentors

Event & Programs

Our Calendar of Events & Programs

03 March 2023

International Sex Workers Rights Day

02 June 2023

International Sex Workers Day

14 September 2023

Sex Workers Pride Day.

17 December 2023

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Team work makes the dream work!

Our partners and donors.