Passion and Concern for Women Welfare and Empowerment Initiative
7th Dec. 2020
On the 7th Dec. 2020. PACOWWEI Kaduna held a proficiency test conducted by SFH in her office.
1st Dec. 2020
World AIDS Day
PACOWWEI Kaduna team participated in the 2020 World Aids day. Themed “ENDING THE HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC RESILIENCE AND IMPACT”.
30th Nov. 2020
16 Days Of Activism
PACOWWEI Bayelsa team lead the move for 16 days activism on ending gender based violence in Bayelsa State.
To a Nigeria where sex workers are empowered all-round Human Rights are respected and unfettered access to quality to healthcare, social and legal services assured
To mobilize, Educate, Enlighten, Empower and Render health services to sex workers, and also advocate for the decriminalization of sex work in Nigeria
PACOWWEI was founded in the year 2013 and incorporated in 2016. PACOWWEI is a community-based organization led by the female sex workers that provides social services to sex workers in FCT and Kano State.
PACOWWEI’s mandate is to make sure that the rights and health of sex workers in Abuja are protected and this is done through capacity building, legal representation of sex workers in the police station and in court, and advocacy to key stakeholders and partners on the protection of the sex workers.
Global Fund New Funding Model HIV Project
To scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS treatment, care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS to all the 37 States in the country.
To strengthen the role of the community, civil society organizations and networks of PLWHA in providing and supporting HIV/AIDS treatment and care.
To increase the capacity of the private sector to implement workplace HIV/AIDS program in 12 states.
World Tuberculosis Day 2021
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Sex workers often face many barriers in accessing HIV prevention programmes
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Promising uptake of HIV self-testing in Africa
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