About us

Uganda Network of Sex Worker led Organizations (UNESO) legally registered as Network of key population service organizations Ltd is an umbrella that brings together all sex worker led organizations and small groups in Uganda. The Uganda Network for Sex Worker Organizations (UNESO) is the national network that brings together all sex worker led organizations in Uganda. The network also brings together collectives of female, transgender and Male sex worker led groups irrespective of their sexual orientation, gender identities, race or nationality.

In February 2015 Sex workers groups came together to form the Uganda network of Sex worker led organization (UNESO) to ensure a common vision and mission in facilitating better sex worker organizing and access to resources. In 2019 UNESO was legally registered as Network of key population service organisations Ltd.

UNESO is an umbrella body for organizations led by sex workers for sex workers. Founded in a society that refuses to acknowledge sex work as work, and continues to discriminate and violate the human rights of sex workers, UNESO is mandated to bring together sex work led organizations across Uganda to form a collective voice that will enable sex workers to advocate for their rights.

MISSION

To build a strong, unified, well-coordinated sex worker movement in Uganda by empowering member organizations through advocacy and research to enable a free and safe environment for sex workers in all their diversities.

 

VISION

A society where recognition of sex work and respect for human rights of sex workers in all their diversity prevails.

A society where recognition of sex work and respect for human rights of sex workers in all their diversity prevails.
A society where recognition of sex work and respect for human rights of sex

MAIN OBJECTIVES

The main purpose of the Network is to coordinate, empower, strengthen and build the capacity of sex work led organization.
UNESO exists to uphold the voices of sex workers in Uganda coordinate and connect organizations that advocate for the rights of female, male and transgender sex worker.

WHO WE ARE

Uganda Network of Sex Worker led Organizations (UNESO) legally registered as Network of key population service organizations LTD is an umbrella that brings together all sex worker led organizations and small groups in Uganda.

 

WHAT WE DO

The Uganda Network for Sex Worker Organizations (UNESO) is the national network that brings together all sex worker led organizations in Uganda. The network also brings together collectives of female, transgender and Male sex worker led groups irrespective of their sexual orientation, gender identities, race or nationality.

WHO WE WORK WITH

UNESO works with female, male, transgender, lesbian and bisexual sex worker led organizations and groups.

 

 

 

OUR CORE VALUES

  • Teamwork: We will work towards our common goal, holding space for each other, treat matters confidentially, and stand for and with each other in mutual respect.
  • Integrity: We will work with honesty, transparency and accountability as member organizations.
  • Inclusive: We will treat all organizations and individuals as equals, and will not discriminate.
  • Excellence: We will deliver with passion and commitment on our mission for the network as consistently and professionally..

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